3/8/17 Reappearing iPod

By erica

I have an iPod. I know. That’s a little old fashioned these days. But I like to be able to listen to music or a guided meditation without being connected to the internet. I keep…

3/3/17 Dancing Heart

By erica

On Valentine’s day my husband got me a heart balloon which says “I love you” in Spanish. At dinner yesterday I noticed it floating in the living room near the dining table while I was…

3/1/17 Two hearts

By erica

Two hearts… that beat as one… Just kidding! So can you see from the foto that now the first heart is back? And in the shade of the right leg, now there is a second…

2/13/17 The Salt Shakers

By erica

  I keep hearing my son in my mind, “write it, mom!”  So here goes… When I got back from vacation, I couldn’t find the salt.  We had two salt shakers and they weren’t anything…

2/15/17 After Valentine’s Day

By erica

Today my daughter and I went for a walk on the same route as I mentioned in my Valentine’s post. She raced ahead of me and I walked slowly by the place we took the…

2/14/17 Happy Valentine’s Day!!

By erica

As usual I must provide you with a little history to help you understand the context of this picture. My children and I go for walks after school about 3-4 days a week. We live…

2/2/17 Tattoos

By erica

I’ve been meaning to write about tattoos for a while. I have to ask you to humor me a little here. I don’t have any tattoos of my own but I have tried to understand…

2/2/17 When another young man dies

By erica

Today I was shopping at the local members only coop and I got to talking to some of the other members I enjoy visiting with. They told me another member had lost her son. I…

Grief and the big needle 1/30/17

By erica

Some nights are hard. I found myself tearing up frequently today. I called my second oldest son and heard my oldest son’s voice on his outgoing message. I wouldn’t ever want my son, who is…

Adaptor Cable 1/18/17

By erica

So I am going to start this post off by offering a little history so that the heart of the post will make sense. I got a new laptop 1-2 years ago. It is a…