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I am a perfectly flawed, big hearted southern girl who dreams big and who is changing myself and the world one day at a time . . .

  • Rewrite History

    Whether a participant or a spectator, sports always has been a part of my life.  It has provided me with entertainment, and it also has been a great teacher of various life lessons.  Yesterday, I had the opportunity to cheer… Read More ›

  • Distracted 

    Recently, I overheard a comment on television that made the leap from background noise to a thought provoking statement.  As soon as I heard it, I began to mull it over.  And over.  And over.  I’m more than happy to be… Read More ›

  • Resolved

    We are less than a week into the new year, and I have chosen to break a number of my resolutions.  And I am okay with that.  Yes; you read that correctly.  I not only chose to not keep the… Read More ›

  • Wordy

    In recent years, it has become popular to select a word to serve as a mantra, a reminder, or a motivator of sorts for the new year.  Amplified. Inspired. Courage.  These are a few words that some of my friends… Read More ›

  • 2017: The Year of Change

    It is said that you should not grocery shop while you are hungry, lest you buy food you don’t really need or really shouldn’t eat.  I am guessing that the same goes for not blogging when you can’t sleep and… Read More ›

  • Stillness

    At this point in the month, I usually can be found feeling somewhat stressed and exhausted, yet absolutely giddy with excitement.  I begin counting down the days, almost as soon as December begins, sometimes sooner.  As my anticipation increases, I… Read More ›

  • Unexpected 

    Mom, my friend died. This definitely was not what I expected my youngest daughter to say upon answering her phone.  I called her on my way home to find out if she would like a hot chocolate for her study… Read More ›