ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

ALS Association

♫ Ice, Ice, baby! ♫ Yep, it was only a matter of time before someone threw my name into the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge bucket.  My pal, Traci, tagged/challenged me on her facebook post and it took me all of an hour to get ‘er done…even with a summer cold, complete with fever and the […]

Why I Run #13: BACON!

Why I Run #13: BACON!

The day started out fun enough with a trip to IKEA for this chair: IKEA Poang Armchair with cushion  ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to yourself. It’s much appreciated!~ (source: AMAZON) I […]

A Mother to One is a Mother to All

A Mother to One is a Mother to All

Every spring and summer I come across this scene: A tiny dove birdie not ready to fly away from home.  Most of the time we come across the babes they are learning to fly.  Fun fact: Doves learn to fly from the ground up.  But, this one was not any where near ready. Why are […]

Listing My Life

Texas Chocolate Chocolate Sheet Cake

Few are the times I feel disconnected from my words.  It happens when the mundane of day to day life, the stuff we chug through daily on autopilot, turns real and pulls back a veil of the next.  Some writers are known for writing through the grit; not me.  When the tough stuff shows up, […]

My Brown Thumb Be Changin’

Growing Tomatoes

Oh me oh my OH!  You guys know I started this gardening adventure with all kinds of “I gots a brown thumb” schtick.  I think I’m gonna have to rethink that angle. Look what happened in my garden: These guys are the kinda giant ‘maters you make BLTs with, and you better believe when I […]