Time stopped. One of them said, "Don't fight" The other one said, "Don't fight." I looked at them.. thought of my husband and said, "How?" Linda looked at me through her steely blue eyes and even slightly bent over she commanded, "Just walk away, it doesn't amount to a hill of beans what you have to say but it stays with you forever."
Wonderful friends, wonderful family, many blessings, and a ton of gratitude was the store that I had built up, but personally my spirit felt lost, yes it did.
To many first time travelers, Rome is a list of sights to check off, and certainly to post on Instagram, but it truly is a mystery to unearth.
There have been signs that this day was coming. But there was never one defining day that my daughter left and a full fledged teenager alien being arrived. Although the crossover would have been worthy of a UFO landing on the top of my roof. I really just wish that would have happened.
Dear Day Trips, thank you for saving me.
She stood on a raised pedastal like a goddess in white, with her hair cascading over her shoulders as her friends gasped and she froze—transfixed on the beauty and power of her own reflection.
Behind your closed door, I stand. Mostly about to burst in with freshly folded laundry or to catch a word of the muted laughter floating through the wall. But I’m here. Behind your closed door.
After our mini LA family vacation I was looking forward to a quiet flight, a glass of wine and finishing The Chronicles of Narnia that Charlie had disdained to read.
“Most of us are taught to be people pleasers. We give away parts of our souls trying to make other people happy.” I wondered why this resonated deeply with all of us.