12 Things of Thankful – My Year 2013

I cannot believe how fast 2013 has went by and it's almost 2014. Wow.  In light of this, Lizzi aka Considerer is having Twelve Things of Thankful!!!  So, I read her post which was a wonderful recap of her year and the start up of Ten Things of Thankful.  I'm going back over this blog…

Karate Kid – Not

      My senior year, a dumb Tracy Lawrence song was played repeatedly on the radio.  I'm 17, in my bedroom with friends, less than a week before my drama class was preforming in public, when the song comes on. Doing a cool karate kick in the direction of my radio led to me…

Feels Like Fall

      Cooler mornings and nights, but the days a comfortable warm.  Field trips with my girls' school to pumpkin patches, hikes, and this year The Wolf Creek Indian Village.  Not bundled up, and not exposing much skin, comfortable clothing, and still can throw on my flip flops.  The Blue Ridge Mountains are glorious…

Guest in Jail

      Lots of 1st that everyone goes through.   I can share my first time at our maximum security jail and my 10 day stay in December 2004.  In Virginia, 1st offense driving is a warning, 2nd time is a phone call for someone licensed to come drive you home, 3rd time, 10…