Remember how it felt to feel unprepared? Remember how desperate you were to learn and grow and do better? He’s feeling that too, I promise. I know I am.
I carry my tattered boots down the hall to my bed against the wall. I drop them with a soft thunk onto the floor and fold my socked feet into bed. I slip my hands behind my head and stare at the neon green numbers on the clock. They say it’s somewhere after midnight, but… Continue reading Now What?
Maybe a real sign of maturity isn’t being able to handle everything on your own; but recognizing when you can’t. And asking for help. The thought popped into my mind as I began walking back up to my room. I’d just finished helping to load hose and put the engine back in service. It’s been… Continue reading Signs of Aging
As I chatted with my mom on the phone last week, a whine crept into my voice. “I wanna friend.” I said quietly. I swung my legs up onto my bed and sighed. “I want somebody to squabble over movie picks, laugh over homemade nachos, and go out for coffee with me. I want to… Continue reading Stop Seeking, Start Seeing.
We saw the smoke churning into the sky as we roared down the highway. My eyes grew wide as I pictured the impending heavy flames that must be fueling the thick cloud. I heard someone inhale sharply from the front seat. Officers on scene were advising smoke and flames engulfed the north end of the… Continue reading Stretching Lines and Limits
-UPDATE- I’ve since finished my first 21 Day Fix, and I’m looking to start another program soon! So here are my thoughts on 21 Day Fix. Week 2. I REALLY like having a plan. With neatly outlined grocery lists, daily tasks, over-reaching goals, and clearly defined can’s and can’ts. I didn’t start 21 Day Fix… Continue reading Fast Lane
The morning of Waterfights, I wandered into the break room to make a cup of hot chocolate. Everyone else seemed content to drink coffee, but I couldn’t stand the taste, and my fingers were freezing. I found a thermos + lid that I liked, and popped the cup in the microwave to heat up some… Continue reading Messy: the Ongoing Saga