What makes me smile?

I’m a little late on this, but since I’ve been fighting some serious writer’s block, I figured I’d get in on Mama Kat’s weekly writing assignment. And the prompt I chose? Write a list of 10 things that are sure to put a smile on your face when you are not happy. Soulshine – No … Continue reading

My summer to-do list

Weekly writing assignment from Mama Kat: 30 things you vow to do this summer.(inspired by Maegan from Life Set To Words) Spend as much time as possible in the sunshine. Live in the moment. Don’t stress about messy, wavy, humidity-destroyed hair. Go barefoot every chance I get. Be on the lake every possible sunny day … Continue reading

Me and Mama

Weekly writing assignment from Mama Kat:  Mother’s Day is coming…what is the secret behind the close bond you have with your mom? If you’d seen us together last weekend, you would have seen a picture perfect image of a mother/daughter relationship. Hugging, joking, laughing… catching up on the latest gossip. You would have thought we … Continue reading

Wilson Rawls broke my heart. But I loved it.

Weekly writing assignment from Mama Kat: What book captured your heart? Write about why the first book you loved is the first book you loved. At a very young age, I fell in love with Wilson Rawls’s timeless tale of Billy and his two coonhounds, Old Dan and Little Ann. No book will ever be … Continue reading

It’s time to get real

Weekly writing assignment from Mama Kat: “Let he who hath no sin cast the first stone…” Is there anything you have judged prematurely, only to find yourself walking in the same shoes later? I’ve noticed that it is much, much easier to find others’ faults than to acknowledge our own. But the truth is, upon … Continue reading

A collection of feel-good stuff

Weekly writing assignment from Mama Kat: “I need all the help I can get and if repeating something healthy and inspiring to myself several times a day helps, then I’m going to do it!” -What affirmation makes you feel better? I have a Word document saved on my desktop that’s simply called “quotes.” It’s an … Continue reading

The key is love. And laughter…

Weekly writing assignment from Mama Kat: Describe how your relationship with your spouse is different than the relationship your parents had while you were growing up. Okay – so let’s be honest here: I don’t have a spouse. Not even a fiancé. In fact, at this particular point in time, I don’t even have a … Continue reading