New Year’s Resolutions? I Don’t Think So

10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1….Happy New Year!  And with the change of the calendar , so comes the automatic lists of New Year’s Resolutions.

It seems everyone makes them.  The young, the old, those who want to fine tune their lives and those who want to almost completely revamp everything.  The funny thing is that for most, those resolutions are forgotten or broken by mid-to- late January. Continue reading

Purple Hair and Other Fun Facts

Today was the day that we decided to “re-purple” Elizabeth’s hair.  In actuality, her hair was pink, then when it sort of washed out, I went and bought SPLAT hair color in purple and began the fun of coloring the light pink pieces to a great shade of deep purple.  Over time, the purple morphs back into this pinky/gold/lavender hue.  It is really an interesting shade and has gotten her quite alot of compliments but instead of being just purple and pretty, it is  really PINK and  really OUT THERE.

So we decide to do this hair today and as we are doing it, we are talking. Continue reading

Chapter With Many Titles

I was running the other day, passing many houses on my one long six mile route around our town.  I find one big lap to be far more entertaining to my eyes and mind than several laps around a track.  So I look and think.  Look and pray.  Look and think…and run.

So the other day as I was doing the above, I see in the distance a lady walking a dog.  I am not sure if it was her gait that jarred my memory, or her dog or both. But I had a flash of a memory…I have not seen her in a long time…  I remembered she had a son about my older daughter’s age. Continue reading