Detour · love · Struggle

Just Need One Good One.

“You’re giving me a million reasons to let you go You’re giving me a million reasons to quit the show You’re givin’ me a million reasons Give me a million reasons Givin’ me a million reasons About a million reasons…” So. The Super Bowl was last Sunday, and this Sunday was the Grammy Awards. And… Continue reading Just Need One Good One.

Guest-Blog · Struggle

Sh*t Happens 

FOREWORD Figuratively…and well, literally.  I know, I know…It’s bananas.  (B-A-NAN-A-S)  Sometimes it hits the fan and it can get pretty deep… Some days we just feel like it and some days we gotta get it together. Everyone deals with it…Some more so than others. Today I introduce a friend of a friend who is now… Continue reading Sh*t Happens 

Holiday · Struggle

Don’t Stop Believin’

“Workin’ hard to get my fill Everybody wants a thrill Payin’ anything to roll the dice Just one more time Some will win Some will lose Some were born to sing the blues Oh, the movie never ends It goes on and on, and on, and on…” Last Saturday, I was taking in what was… Continue reading Don’t Stop Believin’

Detour · ERIN EDITionS · Holiday · mini-post

All You Need Is Love

“All you need is love, Love…” (And a beach, and a chair, and a sunset. LOL…I kid, I kid. Well, sort of…) So Christmas happened. And in the midst of all the hustle, our mini-series of posts made some progress in our heads, but not much on paper (or screen). While Claire was experiencing the… Continue reading All You Need Is Love

co-write · Detour · Holiday · mini-post

(Trite) Holiday Blessing Challenge

One week until Christmas Day . . . Am I the only one wondering where the hell this year went? Gah. Before we know it, we will be ringing in 2017! And as the clock strikes midnight on December 31, this New Years Baby will be another year older and (I’d like to think) a… Continue reading (Trite) Holiday Blessing Challenge

Detour · Holiday · Philanthropy

Where Are You Christmas? 

“Why can’t I find you? Why have you gone away? “ Cindy Lou Who sang it best in How the Grinch Stole Christmas, hands down! (Sorry Faith, I still love you.) While we all have to deal with some real-life “Grinches,” I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again . . . the holidays are… Continue reading Where Are You Christmas? 

ERIN EDITionS · Guest-Blog · Holiday · Struggle

Buck Tradition: An Erin Edition

 Thanksgiving has come and gone.  I did not eat turkey.   The ‘Elf on the Shelf‘ did not arrive.   But by the grace of God,  I survived it. This holiday season will be my third to experience as a single mother. I really thought I would “have it together” by now and that the awkward,… Continue reading Buck Tradition: An Erin Edition