~Grateful~Thankful~Blessed~

I’m exceptionally happy these days! I don’t know, it’s like life has finally just become what I needed it to be. Or maybe I’ve become what I needed to be. Regardless it’s been a nice change compared to the miserable,cranky, crabby, self-absorbed, negative, stuck in a slump way of being.  Things that just cluttered my [...]

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When the days turn into weeks…months…years

Its walking around the grocery store for an hour and a half trying to decide what to have for dinner. Its carefully considering every possibility in a situation until I feel like I have made the right choice. It’s more than just indecision; it causes a SMALL decision to make me fear of choosing the [...]

The great pretender 

Well it may appear that I’ve fallen off the face of the earth. I haven’t posted anything for a long time. I guess in a way I HAVE fallen off the radar. Been a crazy year that’s for sure. Very enlightening!  Sometimes you learn that you have walked the same path as others and had [...]

Emotionally spent

Here I sit, 12 days since my Gram passed away...unable to cry. I feel completely emotionless, blank, numb. I'm the one who cries over absolutely everything-commercials on tv, seeing something moving in complete strangers, words to a song, fleeting thoughts---yet one of the most important people in my life has died and I can't even [...]

Who am I 

When you lose ...you If someone were to ask you "Who are you?" How would you respond? This question has haunted me for a long, long time, because I do not know-who...I...am. I'm sure when put on the spot I would casually say, "Well, I'm Missy. I'm Mark's wife, Sam & Austins mom, Connors grandma." [...]

Christmas~Family~Legacies

Absolutely one of my favorite times of the year. There's really something magical about Christmas! (When things are going well that is....my blog from last years Christmas was not as happy!) I just love throwing on some Kenny G and digging Christmas decorations out. Just makes me mellow. I used to love when the kids [...]

Chasing life

Every once in a while you run across something that rocks your entire world. Something that really makes you think. In my case it happens to be a tv show. A series on Netflix of all things. It's really amazing how a TV show can impact you so profoundly. I guess you have to be [...]