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The Lyme Monsters vs Who I am

When I was younger, before I was diagnosed with Lyme disease I was losing a battle with the Lyme Monster in a war I had no idea I was fighting.  Lyme is evil, there is no other word for it but evil. Because it's not just a disease of one area, you never know what's actually happening to you or why. (This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link… Read More »The Lyme Monsters vs Who I am

The Arrival of the Red Cardinal

(This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) Spring is here, Earth Day right around the corner.   We are back in Maryland this spring, building our dream house.  I ache to get in the garden, to start creating something new and to watch it blossom into something beautiful. Winter is difficult… Read More »The Arrival of the Red Cardinal

Perhaps today will snow

I knew something was different that day.  I wasn’t sure what it was, perhaps the weather was about to change again, perhaps there would be snow. Yes, that would be a welcome change from this hot and sticky air. All day I went to the window and looked out and waited for the dark skies to come and bring the fantastic feathers of cold down and soon the green sticky… Read More »Perhaps today will snow

Sail away

I think about my childhood sometimes, trying to make peace of it and understanding. It wasn't easy growing up with a parent with a mental illness, she just wasn't who I needed her to be and looking at it now, I am thankful that my great-grandparents had the insight to see that when I was born and tried to step in to help. For the most part, I was raised… Read More »Sail away