Life happens while you are making plans – Featuring Ashmoot

In the last twenty four hours our entire lives have changed as the youngest, who graduated in June, decided to leave home all of the sudden and move down to Phoenix.  Most parents have a bit of notice and some time to get used to the idea of their children going to college or moving…

The truth is rarely pure and never simple. – Oscar Wilde

I honestly have no idea where the last couple of months went, and I can’t believe Thanksgiving is literally right around the corner. Our house is still in shambles but we had an incredibly productive weekend and the days after Thanksgiving will be spent putting in the new floor, which I am terribly excited about!…

The start of a beautiful romance – Featuring IT! and Dafnis

Lately I have been absolutely appalled at the body shaming and self hate that I have seen all over my Facebook page and other social media sites and I have become to question almost everything.  How far we have really come as a human race when HATE seems to be the prevailing emotion?  Where did…

Chess like kings and queens above all – Virtual Diva

I am feeling a bit feisty today, and I am not quite sure why, other than the weather has once again turned towards Spring and I am looking quite forward to it’s rather late arrival.  The garden has been planted for a bit now with the more resilient plants and next week all the baby…

I’m gonna show you crazy! – Featuring Tameless, Glam Affair, IT!

Thankfully SL decided to let me log on long enough to get you all the information for my post today, which means I got all excited and immediately switched windows excited to blog and suddenly found myself faced with another round of writer’s block.  It is starting to get a bit frustrating, especially when I…

“Love is not in our choice but in our fate.” John Dryden

For many years now I have firmly believed that love is an ever elusive creature, hard to catch and even harder to keep.  Once upon a time I had my fairy tale wedding with lofty dreams of a beautiful forever that was crushed by the darkness of abuse.  Though I have been in a couple…

Sensual beauty in black and white

I love color, as I think you can tell by looking at my blog, but sometimes a photo catches my eye as I take it and I wonder what it would look like in black and white.  It is a very rare occasion that I end up posting one of these photos as they just…