Less Than a Million Words About My 12-Year Old Daughter

Chapter 51: The 21st Night of September at the Border of Crazy September is a prime time for our family.  With the start of the cool breeze and turning leaves, it represents the mourning of a summer gone by too quickly, the beginning of the school year, the start...

The Symptoms of a Midlife Crisis

Midlife Crisis can be described as a sudden loss of identity and confidence that is associated with feelings of remorse or regret. It is a phenomenon experienced by individuals between the ages of 30 and 50, a juncture where many of us believe that life is half over...

How do you let go?

It’s been a minute since I have written. The summer has flown by us and life is getting back to “normal”; however one defines that word. This summer brought many great memories and as fall approaches I can’t help to be nostalgic. They say that the hours are long but...

How Social Media Became Our New Scrapbook

Welcome back. We took the summer off to refresh ourselves and enjoy some time with our families. Because we haven’t spent too much time with them the past 19 months… Lately, when I have a moment from my hectic schedule, I find time to look at my Facebook memories....

July 29, 2021

July 29, 2021. A date that I will never forget. A moment that I didn’t think would ever arrive. On July 29, 2021, at 2:25 pm, I received a call from my Mom. “Tiff, Grandma just passed away. Me, Raye, and Donette were with her. She’s no longer in pain. It was a...

Cup of Tea

Hey Daily Feelers,  Can you believe we’ve made it to SEPTEMBER of 2021? Can you believe we are STILL trying to wrap our heads around this insanity we call “COVID”?! Ugh, don’t worry, this isn’t another blog complaining about the times. Nope,just a little Monday...

One Day or Day One…I Decided!

It’s a new day when “one day” transitions to “day one” Setting an intention to be present and accountable to yourself and your dreams is A LOT. Setting an intention to be present and accountable to another person is A LOT MORE. Considering that we cannot grow in...

The Willingness to Be Wrong

I’ve been trying to ask myself this question every morning (though realistically, I probably manage it once a week because habits are hard to form). You see, I don’t fail or admit to being wrong gracefully. Often, when I’m wrong about something, when I misspeak or...

There is fragility in strength

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer almost four years ago, I was bombarded by people telling me how strong I am, and how I am brave, a warrior, etc. How many times has someone said, “But you’re such a strong person, you’ll get through this” or, “You’re stronger...

My World of Words

I’ve always had a thing for words. I was fond of the way that they could create a faraway land from a blank piece of paper, or be transformed into catchy melodies. I admired that they had the power to persuade entire countries and that they could somehow make memories...