anxiety/depression, Gardening, Health, Journaling, Life, mental health, Writing

Hot Smoke and Sassafras

My garden is in my house, guys. I should have known better...getting all plant-happy and banking on continually warm weather. News flash, Minnesota is not a continually warm weather kind of state. Due to plunging temperatures going under freezing, all plants were carried inside while fighting off an overzealous goat to keep him out of… Continue reading Hot Smoke and Sassafras

Health, Life

Vices….You Know I Love ‘Em…

Beetlejuice is one of my vices. Hence the title for anyone in the know on the cartoon and the several sayings the fun-loving poltergeist has. But that vice pales in comparison to the few that I face on a daily basis. There’s nothing harmful about indulging in childhood nostalgia through your favorite cartoons. The other… Continue reading Vices….You Know I Love ‘Em…

Family, Life

The Art of Optimism

A friend of mine told me the other day that she loves reading my blogs. She said some of them are very sad but I’m always optimistic. My response was that it was all in the words. Because honestly, an hour before she posted that to my wall, I was hunched over at the kitchen… Continue reading The Art of Optimism