How can a large family have different roles and the younger siblings seem to have the most common sense responsibilities? One would think that the older children would be the ones to take on the roles of keeping the family together once the parents have passed on. It seems my family is just thrown all […]

The heat this weekend is breathtaking. When the sun is shining and the heat literally can take your breath away, it’s time to hide inside. The house isn’t as cool as it could be but I’m thankful that it’s cooler than outside. Sometimes I feel like my life itself is too hot to breath. It’s […]

I find myself with a little time at night that I can be here. Getting home after dinner time doesn’t leave much time for anything except to eat and then go to sleep. I do make sure to spend time with my grand baby but then she’s got to go to bed earlier than I […]

The power went out tonight, and the world went dark. We have no street lights, just a power pole that we pay additional to have, it also went out. We never realized just how dark it truly gets here until tonight. Every sound came through the windows and it was quiet except for a few […]

My head is pounding tonight but things are starting to look up. If it’s a headache from being tired, I’m okay with it. As my bank account dropped under $300, I received an interview for a job and was able to get it. I still won’t get a paycheck for another three days and at […]

I’m truly worried, to the point that I cannot sleep at night. Next month I have enough to make the car payment but that is it. I have to pay the car because without a car, I cannot go to job interviews. I’m scared of what’s going to happen because I’ve never been this far […]

I’ve fallen into a bit of depression lately but I think it’s been pretty well hidden from others. It’s easy to do when you don’t see a lot of people on a daily basis. The feel that I need to cry has been with me for a few weeks now but I haven’t given into […]