The Postman

"You made Mrs. March feel like she could see again. You made Ford believe he was part of something. You give out hope like it was candy in your pocket."

Robert Heinlein

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."

Gilda Radner

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.”

Patrick Overton

"When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught how to fly."

Wrapped Around Her Finger

When the kid looks at me like this, refusing her anything is very difficult for me. Okay, it’s almost impossible. 🙂 She was asking me to take her and a friend to downtown San Antonio. So guess where we headed? Ya think she has me wrapped around her little finger? We had to make a quick stop on the way …

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My Heart Seemed to Know

I was so certain that I didn’t have a destination in mind, but my heart seemed to know exactly where I was headed, back to the lake, back to where life made more sense to me, so many years ago. Nope, you can never go back. I don’t think I was looking for that. I just wanted to find the …

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Every Once In A While . . .

Every once in a while, I let Haley use my camera. It doesn’t happen often, because she has a nasty habit of turning it towards me! It was soooooo windy. My hair just wouldn’t stay out of my face. I was leaning on this map of the park and Haley was trying to get me to smile. I was trying …

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Things That Bring Me Joy

25 things outside of my friends and family that bring me joy . . . Long hot bubble baths Rocky road ice cream The GEICO Gecko (adorable) Sitting at the edge of the river Reading stories with happy endings The taste of ice tea on a hot day Photographing the world around me Slow dancing Kicking butt at air hockey …

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It’s The Climb

There’s always gonna be another mountain. I’m always gonna want to make it move. Always going to be an up-hill battle. Sometimes I’m gonna have to lose. Ain’t about how fast I get there. Ain’t about what’s waiting on the other side. It’s the climb (Miley Cyrus Video) There’s always gonna be another mountain I’m always gonna want to make …

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