#FlashbackFridays Originally published on January 23, 2013 For the past 15 years, it has been virtually impossible to go and visit my grandma without seeing "Grandma Jennie". Not only was she often outside or in the lobby when we arrived, she would often strategically need to open her door for something just as we hit … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Mr. President!
Rose-Red Quartz Crystal. Sparkly, Beautiful..but not finished. Rob Lavinsky, iRocks.com – CC-BY-SA-3.0 Opening weekend for the movie, Sparkle, just ended. I will see it later this week, but first I had to watch the old 1976 version just one more time. This has been one of my favorite movies since I first watched it as a teen … Continue reading Keep Cleaning until it Sparkles
I have never been able to fit within the box. Never. But, in the last few years, I have started to embrace that. A few years ago, I spent much of 2009 grieving people and commitments that I had planned to be a part of my life forever. During this time, I found healing for current and … Continue reading New Year, Another Calendar, Different Goals
For the most part birthdays were always great growing up. Plenty of food. Plenty of attention. Plenty of cake. My eighteenth birthday was a page out of a dream with my date cooking me dinner at his place and singing me a song on his guitar for dessert. After that? Blech. The next note worthy … Continue reading Leslie’s New Year