2021

Rosalyn and Chip’s Arkansas Evacuation Adventure, PART ONE: #50 Mountain Heart at Pinewood Cabins and our Angler’s Resort Cabin #4

Chip and I evacuated to Mountain View Arkansas on Tuesday morning after Hurricane Ida hit on Sunday night. This multi post description of that adventure is for you to enjoy and hopefully encourages you to make Mountain View your next family vacation adventure destination. Also for Chip and I to be able to look back… Continue reading Rosalyn and Chip’s Arkansas Evacuation Adventure, PART ONE: #50 Mountain Heart at Pinewood Cabins and our Angler’s Resort Cabin #4

2021

10.11.21 October 3 to October 9, 2021 Saints lost, car a/c fixed, Southeastern BCM, Sunday School class dinner, Thanks Lane, Prayer Meeting, Flag Football, bloodwork, visits with Cindy V and Chip, garden work, Jonah Kyle’s party

It was on August 29, 2021 that I published my last weekly life summary. That was when Hurricane Ida came into my life and put a huge PAUSE on so much of what made life normal. I'm going to pick up Sunday before last and publish this one before moving on to writing this week's… Continue reading 10.11.21 October 3 to October 9, 2021 Saints lost, car a/c fixed, Southeastern BCM, Sunday School class dinner, Thanks Lane, Prayer Meeting, Flag Football, bloodwork, visits with Cindy V and Chip, garden work, Jonah Kyle’s party

2021

10.10.21 Our tour of Hurricane Ida damage in LaPlace and the New Orleans area

On Friday, September 24th Chip and I headed towards New Orleans to see the damage from Hurricane Ida. New Orleans is about 45 miles south of Hammond, Louisiana where I now live. It's also the city I was born and raised in! When we got to LaPlace which is on the way there, we got… Continue reading 10.10.21 Our tour of Hurricane Ida damage in LaPlace and the New Orleans area

2021

10.08.21 Outings with the Trinity gang

I enjoyed two special outings this week with my friends from Trinity Baptist, my church. People have asked me why I moved back to Hammond and these folks are a big part of the reason I made the move. First was our quarterly Sunday School class dinner. Ida has messed up so much in our… Continue reading 10.08.21 Outings with the Trinity gang

2021

10.06.21 How to NOT enable. A really good read for us moms

What you'll read below is a stand I've taken yet weaved in and away from and back into it in the past. I admire this lady and the stand she realized needed to be taken. Young children still need guidance and assistance. Our young children who grow into adults should not expect that assistance since… Continue reading 10.06.21 How to NOT enable. A really good read for us moms

2021

10.04.21 Hurricane Ida Damage Around my Neighborhood in Hammond, Louisiana

After Hurricane Ida I figured the rest of my neighborhood in downtown Hammond, Louisiana wasn’t hit too hard since where I could see from my street looked like just a lot of limbs fell and none on the houses. I tend to go the same direction every time I leave the house so that’s what… Continue reading 10.04.21 Hurricane Ida Damage Around my Neighborhood in Hammond, Louisiana

2021

09.30.21 My heart tests and results

Still at the library sucking up their internet! From here I go to Dr. Khoueiry's office to get the results of the tests I write about below.  I wrote a lot of this one on my phone and am hoping to finish it up, all except for the results, before I leave here in an… Continue reading 09.30.21 My heart tests and results

2021, Grief

09.29.21 My recent Anger and Acceptance stages of Grief

I still have no internet and am at Southeastern's Library trying to get some writing and publishing done. Very fast writing and not a lot of time for proofreading. So bear with me please for these next few posts! I truly thought this ugly thing called Grief was pretty much over for me. Or at… Continue reading 09.29.21 My recent Anger and Acceptance stages of Grief

2021

09.27.21 Five Stages of Grief, by Elisabeth Kubler Ross & David Kessler

I am sharing this today because I am writing a post about my personal grief stages of Anger and Acceptance. I think reading this may help when you read what I am writing. If you've lost a loved one, specifically your spouse, reading this does tell you what to expect. In no way does it… Continue reading 09.27.21 Five Stages of Grief, by Elisabeth Kubler Ross & David Kessler

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09.21.21 Drowning. Overwhelmed. Exhausted. By Kelli Bachara

Thank you Kim Russell for sharing Kelli Bachara's beautiful writing. It touched me deeply. Whether you are battling a disease, grieving the loss of a loved one, recovering from a hurricane, or any number of life's heartaches, I believe Kelli's words will speak to you. Sometimes life makes it hard to breathe. There is too… Continue reading 09.21.21 Drowning. Overwhelmed. Exhausted. By Kelli Bachara