Category Archives: Just Thoughts

Anticipation of Change

I couldn’t stand it anymore. The acorns are dropping off my oak trees, halloween costumes are haunting the aisles of Target, pumpkin spice is back at Starbucks, and I am supposed to be able to drink my morning coffee outside … Continue reading

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The Week I Said Goodbye

I don’t guess that the words had been actually said. Maybe they were just implied. Maybe I read into “we’d love to have you back”, and “you’re the best”, and “are you ready to come back?” more than I should … Continue reading

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It’s Friday and I’m okay

I just want to write. I don’t want to have a theme to follow. I don’t want to get you up to date before I start. I don’t want to apologize for failing to write for so long. I just … Continue reading

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Moving Mom, the conclusion.

I initially made and titled this post on July 2nd of 2013. I never wrote it, and never wrote again until this past month. Moving Mom was harder than I thought it would be. Not the actual move, but the … Continue reading

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Broken Cars and Marriages

I wish I had a new car….but I don’t. I have an 11 year old Toyota that is going to pass the 250k mile mark in the next week. It has 4-5 dashboard warning lights that stay on all the … Continue reading

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Just sitting here.

It’s 9:05pm. The first official day of Thanksgiving break. Abby is practicing the piano as Jerod and I hang out on our new couches. Savannah is working on a Christmas craft and the dogs are wrestling on the floor. It’s … Continue reading

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losing him

Two weeks ago from yesterday, I lost my first cousin to cancer. Three years ago he found out he had it and now he is gone. He was 4.5 months younger than me. 36 years on Earth. The grief from … Continue reading

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How Hurricane Patricia is Like Cancer

Here in Northeast Louisiana, we are getting our first substantial rain since the late spring months. All summer, the ground slowly dried up into dust, making it get to the point that it felt like it would never rain again. … Continue reading

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Let’s have a do-over.

  Hi there. Again, or for the first time… depending on if you whether you were a reader at blessmyheart.wordpress.com 3 years ago or not. I kinda just stopped posting. The world became too much in one big rush. I’ll talk … Continue reading

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The Oregon Trail, Day 2

We left out of Amarillo at 7am sharp. Well, actually 8, but it quickly turned to 7 at the state line so let’s just go with that. We settled into “the zone” quick and the biggest disappointment of the day … Continue reading

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