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By Donna Jackson on July 17, 2018
I can’t remember exactly when they started appearing. Each tiny, white rectangle wore a 4-digit tattoo and a silver staple. I’d find them on our bathroom floor. And, on the bedroom carpet. Occasionally, one would haphazardly make it to the top of the dresser. After picking up and throwing away a passel of them away, […]
By Donna Jackson on July 10, 2018
How do you manage your stressful days? Mine eventually find their way into a tubful of water with praise music playing loud enough to overcome the blasting whirlpool jets. I usually stay there until my fingertips and toes look like they belong to Yoda. That seems to work pretty well with the ordinary stresses of […]
By Donna Jackson on July 3, 2018
At first, I thought I could cinch my boot straps up a notch or two and wade through the emotion. But as soon as I walked through the church door and saw the “Happy Mother’s Day” sign, my boots fell apart. Just six weeks earlier I had gone to my mother’s house only to discover […]