Category Archives: Words of Wisdom

Welcome 2016!

Not surprisingly I opted to stay home for new year’s eve.  Anthony invited us to attend the annual soiree at Memphis Botanic Garden [an epic private party where memories have been made on more than one occasion] but the combination … Continue reading

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Brandi the goddess

“Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night.  II miss you like hell.” ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay I cannot believe … Continue reading

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Waiting on Boaz

Perhaps the most significant lesson from the Bible comes from the story of Ruth and Boaz. Thank you, Kristal, for making my day.  First this hysterical broad and now detailed instructions for what to avoid in my love life?!  What … Continue reading

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Ends and beginnings

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” How’s that for a cliché breakup quote?  Several days ago my significant other and I parted ways.  In an highly atypical move I spoke very little of it on this blog.  … Continue reading

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You left a mark on me

“I see myself as a huge fiery comet, a shooting star.  Everyone stops, points up, and gasps ‘Oh look at that!’  Then– whoosh, and I’m gone…and they’ll never see anything like it ever again…and they won’t be able to forget … Continue reading

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Faith in humanity restored

“The best portion of a good man’s life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.” ~ William Wordsworth Stumbling upon 30 Random Acts Of Kindness That Will Make You Love The World in my Facebook newsfeed … Continue reading

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You are NOT “pro-life.”

I despise the term “pro-life.”  It’s such a glaring misnomer and I refuse to use it anymore.  Let’s call it what it really is:  anti-choice. Although I would love nothing more than to to shame the ignorant morons picketing outside … Continue reading

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