Before I get started on this recollection of my past birthdays, I want to say not all the good was great and not all the bad was horrible. It is what it is. It has shaped me into who I am today… If I think hard, I can remember my 3or 4 yr. old birthday. … Continue reading Birthdays of Yesterday
Birthday cakes. Throughout my life, I have had some amazing birthday cakes. To my knowledge most were chocolate. I have had all kinds of homemade cakes decorated in all kinds of ways. ( you can barely see it but that's coke cake on the table) One of my favorite birthday cakes is a coke cake. … Continue reading Cake. More Cake. All The Cakes!
Dearest Esther or Evie (what name are you using now?) Baby Esther and Mrs. Esther / The Precious Lady that I was named after. Talking about names, did you ever go back to being called Esther? If not, what does an older Evie think of being called a nickname of your middle name instead of … Continue reading A Love Letter To An Older Me
She was just having her first birthday when I met her. She was the cutest thing I ever laid eyes on. Because she was a mixed baby, I imagined my own future babies to look just like her. When I imagine my babies in heaven, to be honest, I picture the way my nieces looked. … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Luv Bug
I have been thinking a lot about losing people lately. When you reach a certain age, you know that it will not be long before you are parentless. When you have a pet for so many years you know your time is short. So many of my friends lately have been losing parents and pets. … Continue reading Losing Those We Are Close To
Today my sweet girl turns 21. We used to have many dreams of this day and how we would spend it together. Now we are apart and live way more than a few minutes apart. How I miss the fact we were so close. I imagine now that if I lived there still, she would … Continue reading Kailani’s Birthday
Because it is National Kissing Day, I hope you get to kiss and be kissed with the magic, fierceness, and passion that you rightfully deserve. The kiss- It’s funny how many times I have thought about this kiss. I don’t remember details about days later, nor do I even remember a lot about this night … Continue reading National Kissing Day
When we are born, our parents, no matter what they say, visualize a life for their child that they hope they have. When you are born into a Christian family that visualization is even more intense. Most of the time you are dedicated in the church by a minister so that you will be protected … Continue reading Diary 101 #9: Immortality-the ability to live forever; eternal life. The story of a struggling believer.
When I was young, June & July were the months that I lived for. June and July were no school months. I loved my freedom even when I was young. Summer in the south is somewhat magical because the flowers blooming In May and early June you can smell the honeysuckle in the air. The … Continue reading Louisiana Summers
These are the days when National Go Barefoot and National Nail Polish Day fall together and I can totally get behind recognizing these days. As a country girl, I have never loved wearing shoes. I always liked my bare feet. I could walk over hot asphalt, through sticker patches, mud - you name it I … Continue reading National Go Barefoot / Nail Polish Day, Yay!