Midnight Wild Child Gypsy Dreamer: The Middle

It cannot be seen, cannot be felt, Cannot be heard, cannot be smelt, It lies behind stars and under hills, And empty holes it fills, It comes first and follows after, Ends life, kills laughter. – J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit Tuning out the voices was easier than I ever imagined it to be.  I decided…

Beachy Days and Just Short of a Decade

Now that we are almost two months through surgery recovery and lifestyle changes I can report that even though it has gotten easier it has not gotten any less annoying.  I am two months sober from alcohol, tylenol, and several other medications that could have aided in my allergy fest that I had experienced earlier…

The Gypsy Series: The Beginning

Hello!  I am somewhere on the road!  Where I am I could not tell you because this moment hasn’t happened until just now.  My move from New Mexico to West Virginia has begun!  Due to the stress, limited internet access and extra activities associated with moving an entire family out of one home into another…

Bad Apples

Life works in different ways.  For instance I have this friend, actually you could hardly call her a friend now and most of my family and closer friends would argue ever, but our lives were not drastically different in the beginning.  We both grew up in a home with our parents and brother.  We both…

Two Roads

I have been in a slump the past couple weeks.  I have mentioned an impending move before with my excitement surrounding the idea of putting down deeper roots in a location that we could see ourselves living, but a couple days ago, Friday I believe, it was staring me in the face.  The taste was on…

Sun Showers

My children are growing up in a generation that believes that rushing your child to learn as fast as they can is more important than exploring ones younger self and enjoying childhood.  Many children are raised through day cares, quickly moving into two year preschool programs and then onward to basic elementary school.  I understand…