Category Archive for: ‘Cricket’s Thoughts’

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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The World Has Gone Crazy

When the world has gone crazy, I can always count on my kid to make me smile again, to help me understand what matters in life. Excuse Me???????? (She got this look from her mama) I have no idea what she is fixin to do with that soccer ball. I close my eyes when she skates. Awww… there is my …

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Wondering Where It Is

Surrounded in a million unseen faces, all in such a hurry to go somewhere, anywhere. Or, maybe nowhere . . . Suffocating in the mass of people. Yearning for the nearly forgotten familiar feeling of southern tranquility, not understanding where it has gone. So very afraid that I may never find it again. Realizing that home isn’t here anymore, or …

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The Absolute Killer Smile

In a world which often makes very little sense to me, there is one thing I know I can always count on, the absolute killer smile of my kid. Life could be falling down around us, and it doesn’t matter to her. She shuts it all out, puts on that dangerously wicked grin, and just enjoys the thrill of the …

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