Unexpected Hope

By |2024-03-02T07:57:32-06:00February 24, 2024|

Hope can come from the weirdest places. A Facebook memory popped up today from exactly three years ago. That day I was dealing with the winter blues. The grayness and gloom and the whole no sun thing was really getting to me. COVID was still very much in our lives. 2020 saw Gary in the hospital for prostate removal followed by hip replacement surgery. [...]

The Best of Friends

By |2024-01-31T11:37:10-06:00January 31, 2024|

The only time I ever heard my first and middle named together was when I did something wrong. My mother would never see me walking into the room the first thing in the morning and say, "Good morning Carmen Theresa." Nope, when I was in trouble I'd hear her call, "Get in here right now, Carmen Theresa!" But my mom always called her best [...]

Dreaming in Color

By |2024-01-27T10:31:38-06:00January 27, 2024|

I dream in color and my dreams are detailed and I remember many of them. I love going to sleep because I enjoy my dreams so often. After the wreck I didn't dream. It was weird and unsettling. The neurologist said it was because of the trauma and that maybe I would have those kind of dreams again. Maybe not. About a year or [...]

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