Something else I’ve learned on this journey is that as much as I want to reach out and be there for everyone, not only is it an individual journey, sometimes I need to protect my own energy. I love to be there for my friends and help them, but I can’t always give my energy away.
I thought that grief would just come, I would deal with it and then it would be over. I’m starting to think i was very wrong there.
One of the things I love about where I live is the fact that the ocean is only minutes away. I have always lived here, near the ocean. There is something so peaceful about the sounds of the water. There is nothing quite like the air and breeze coming off the salt water. It is … Continue reading Full Moon Reflections
Since I started writing more I have been cooking less. Well this weekend I was in party mode. I'm usually very social and even through the winter I will have dinner parties and get togethers. I haven't done much of anything but hibernate since the holidays ended. This weekend I planned a family get together … Continue reading Party Time
So today I got a text from a friend of mine saying, “Soooo...no blogs? Lol” My response was, “No. Sorry. You were expecting one? Do I usually blog every weekend?” “I think so” she says. I had to go back through my posts and see the last time I posted something which was Thursday morning … Continue reading Cooking and Grandma Vichy
As I sit and think back to a couple of years ago at Christmas, I remember it was our first Christmas in our own place. I was happy that it was finally just the two of us (my son Isaiah and I), but my heart was breaking because I had no money to spend on … Continue reading Christmas Blessings
This past Sunday I was fortunate enough to go to the Christmas with friends songversation in Boston with India Arie. India does not call it a concert or a performance, it's simply a songversation. She recently released a Christmas album and is doing a Christmas tour. When I first got to the show I was … Continue reading India Arie’s Christmas with Friends Show in Boston