Changes, Biking, setting My World on Fire

As my bike skidded to a stop in front of the library I felt the chill rain against my face. Rain is such a beautiful thing that cleanses away all the dirt and griminess. I see it as a refresh from what happens on a day to day basis. And Lord knows we all need…

Cinnamon Popovers- Enjoying a Beautiful Friday

As the smell of cinnamon filled my small kitchen I glanced at the Roman numerals on the old clock. Isn’t it interesting how time plays such an integral part of baking but also with life? If you think about baking is making something new just like every choice we make in this life. Interesting… sorry…

5:45; Writing and Jam

Coffee and Saskatoon jam in Kansas. Anyway, this jam is the Coup De Grâce of jams

My Elephant Drafting… No Carriages Used

The alarm sounded at 4:47 am and my eyes blinked open. It was still dark. I enjoy early mornings though. Yesterday I started painting with coffee. I find myself drawing elephants quite a lot so I thought why not a coffee elephant?    

School Aftermath and Charcoaled Coffee

Whoo-whoo, hee-hee! The children in my class after receiving their bananas started imitating monkeys. Quite a rambunctious group today. We learned a entire book front to back a whole of 6 pages and 12 words. This may seem meager, but in fact, the words were bigger ones and I think it quite on cue for…

Let. Others. Value. Each other.

“Looo—ve is vwhat bwrings uss togetherr tvoo-day…” If you’ve seen the movie Princess Bride I’m sure you’re smiling and made even chuckling a little on that line. If you haven’t I can attest that this movie will not only make you laugh but also grip you chair in anticipation. I would gladly give you a…

The Strength of Black and White Handcuffs

Black and white handcuffs still my arms as I wake from my sleeplessness. I’ve woken into a categorized world and I’m no category. I’m a misnomer. This is how I feel now after living with TBI. There seems to be no place for my wild heart to roam in this chaotic world. As my fingers…