Pulling Weeds

Today’s Morning Tea with Me appeared fresh from a weekend of pulling weeds.  Waking a bit stiff, my mind always wanders to life analogies.  Deep in the 3′ tall weeds this weekend, I discovered the dead weeds were so easy to pull while those with a bit more life clinging were harder to dislodge.  True…

Ugly Thoughts

Back to Back suicides among the well-known elite had me thinking deep thoughts.  How did they get to such a place of despair? And how many others are slowly sinking into that same dark place? Likely, their place of despair didn’t arrive overnight…it required a series of cumulative dark thoughts, one layering thickly upon the…

Finding the Yum

Not too long ago,  I loved shopping at Goodwill. I loved the potential of it all.  I approached it like a treasure hunt, never knowing what goodie I’d discover.  Sliding the hangers, one at a time to the left, in a yuck, yuck, yuck, yum game, I loved seeking out the good. There were days,…

Sour Tomatoes

Straight from our garden, the most perfect cherry tomato graced my salad last evening.  It was smooth, perfect in color, shape, size, and texture.  Grinning with pride, I lifted it to my mouth and discovered slightly under that perfect surface was a rancid, bitter core.  What good is the perfect exterior if the interior lacks…

Why I Work

My make-shift office lives in the double door closet of the guest bedroom…Tim fashioned a plank desk, a little lamp and my inspiration board making it a perfect little place to hide and pound out some blog writing or apparel hunting. This week, I had a few quiet moments to print some festival applications and…