Crossroads – joy, sorrow, spirituality, and scooters

Here lately, I’ve felt like I was in flux.  I spend a lot of my time focusing on “one day” – not just in a daydream sort of way, but because it’s my responsibility to plan for one day in our family of two.  Though there is and likely always will be a small measure of daydreaming to that.  Dreaming of our perfect home – ridiculous amounts of land, a small homestead, pets and livestock.  And children.  And I’m stuck on children again right now because of the birth of my newest niece – my baby brother’s first child.  I can’t even begin to explain what it’s like knowing that precious little miracle has entered the world.  Nor can I put into words how much I’m looking forward to the first time I get to hold her, touch her precious face.  July!!  Can’t come soon enough.  Continue reading

Where I stand

I know I haven’t been blogging much lately.  I have been trying to keep Musical Mondays going, because music is one of the most divine gifts given humanity, in my opinion.  Music is and has always been one of the truest passions of my heart.  But it’s not much from me, is it?  Thing is, here lately it doesn’t feel like I’ve been doing much of anything.  Maybe it’s a case of the winter blues.  Winter isn’t the same here where we are as it was in Mississippi as a kid – where it mostly WASN’T winter.  But it’s not the chilly, snow-covered winters that I got hooked on when we were in Chicago. Continue reading

Only my husband calls me Cupcake.

For those who don’t know about riding scooters (yeah, that was us until the purchase of our scooter, dubbed “Buttercup”), when you ride 2 up, the passenger is called either R2 or cupcake.  Yes, you read that right, cupcake.  And yours truly has now had her first real experience riding cupcake!  Joshwa and I have ridden a couple of short trips on our scooter in the last week or so since we had the maintenance done on Buttercup – around our neighborhood for our first 2 up ride, and into town a couple of times.  But no more than a few miles each time.  Today we went on a RIDE.

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