Dive in, no regrets. Thoughts of the past cleared. Scared of drowning in pain. Ignore that nagging tug. If my world is torn apart, upside down, at least I know what a peaceful love is. Even if it fades like an old photograph left to long in the sunlight.
Two years ago at a local fall festival we attend every year in Newbern, Va. 2011
This is at my daughters’ paternal great grandparents’ farm. It’s in the joining town, don’t blink an eye, this is the view of my hometown.
My best friend Gloria and I in high school my senior year, 1994.
My Olivia and I smiling at our victory. She is the one who acts more like me. Madison acts more like her father. Sigh.
My oldest daughter, 11, fixed the back of my hair for court. It looked lovely.
Hard Rock, Gatlinburg, TN.
Gorgeous Sunset in Parrott
Olivia’s Easter Dress
This is when you are driving into my hometown. It’s named Parrott after the man who owned the coal mining company back in the day, John H. Parrott.
On the way home from court. 8-8-2013
Newbern Festival – October 2012
my girls and i leaving church last sunday
A man named Ed, in Montgomery County, Va. makes these pumpkins.
My 2 daughters: Madison & Olivia on Easter 2013
What happens to be my favorite place in the summer, the river,also is my favorite place in the fall. The view of these mountains are in the ;next county over, Montgomery County, home to VA. Tech.
Madison’s Easter Dress
Olivia staring across the river.
The view of Parrott, Va.
On top of Parrott Mountain overlooking the river.
My 11 Year Old
My cousin Derek and I on July 15, 2011. He regrettably passed away on July 21, 2011
The not so full yet but getting there, Wandering Jew, is mine. The gorgeous full one belongs to my friend, April. This is the goal I’m working toward as far as my ‘planting’ skills go.
Me at my youngest daughter’s T-ball practice.
Rockin’ my god-son’s hat.
My Ed Hardy tattoo 2010
my girls and i at the mall – 2011. been wanting to scan this for almost 2 years. lol
My daughter’s 11th birthday cake.
Madison and I at the Monster Truck Show
“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”
5th grade field trip with my oldest daughter on the New River Valley Trail.
The girls on Easter 2012
My boyfriend of 8 years almost and myself – Christmas 2010
My best friend Sissy and I at Claytor Lake – 2011 – a post about the lake is before this
My cousin Greg. This is Derek’s brother whom passed away at 18 years old on April 13, 2011. They were in a car accident. Greg and a close friend Dustin (the driver) died instantly. Derek passed away 3 months later.
flash forward 34 years. sissy and i. she’s still the blonde. this was for my daughter’s 11 birthday in july.
My cousin Chasity from Georgia and I – summer of 2011