I said I wanna touch the earth I wanna break it in my hands I wanna grow something wild and unruly I wanna sleep on the hard ground In the comfort of your arms On a pillow of bluebonnets In a blanket made of stars Lyrics from “Cowboy Take Me Away” by Martha Maguire, Marcus… Continue reading Pickin’ Wildflowers
Dear Internet, We’ve been going steady for about five years now. An adrenalin-filled ride of stories, YouTube videos, and amazing selfie montages. Think of all the nights we have gone to bed together, as well as the mornings I’ve awakened, cradled with you in my arms. This is difficult for me to tell you, but… Continue reading Ten Ways to Break Up with the Internet
Are we done yet? I taste blood Wait, am I bleeding? Jeez! How hot is it in here? I can’t see I can’t feel my legs You want me to put my what where??? I’m all tingly! I can’t breathe! *Gasp *Cough Am I dying? Bad word! Bad word! Bad word! ^%*(%*$(*% Did this internal… Continue reading I Assume that the F-Bomb is an Inappropriate Mantra?
I don’t remember the date or season, but I remember the feeling. Elation. Thrill. Anticipation. I was going to boxing class when my phone dinged with a Twitter message from my new-ish blogger buddy, Christy. She had an idea and wanted me to be part of it. She’d tested the waters earlier that year at Words… Continue reading I Want You, I Need You, I Gotta Have You!
I am an easy date. Give me a blue sky and a fragrant flower tucked in at the collar, I’ll hand over my digits. Throw in an afternoon of hooky, and I can’t keep the sun from kissing my skin. Add to that, a woodsmoke Autumn breeze and a running trail; I’m pledging eternal love.… Continue reading A Sexy Peek Under Mother Nature’s Skirts
Do you remember reading books as a child? Can you recall the hours spent with your nose buried between pages that swirled with wild adventures? I do! I remember the precious moments mama read to me while tucked up under the nook of her arm and the sweet scent of her breath as she gave the… Continue reading Through the Looking Glass