Small Town Simple

The Simplicity Adventures of a Mother and Daughter

When the Quiet Rushes In

There’s a kind of hush…the snow falls.  The quiet descends.  The light hovers between daylight and night – a deep gray that can only be matched by ocean’s depths.  For all the things we think we can control, the sky isn’t one of them. Texas weather is typically noisy.  Winds howl.  Hailstorms pound.  Thunderstorms boom.  But […]

2017: Being Present

Another year come and gone.  And what a year.  Life changes big and small have made 2016 a memorable one.  But I hope to add to those memories in 2017. No resolutions or strict goals this year.  However, I do have some aspirations in different areas. Home – I continue to work on de-cluttering and […]

A Birthday Letter To My Daughter

Lauren, Wasn’t it just yesterday that  you were my baby girl?  My sweet child that I wanted so much and at times thought I might never have.  You were my gift.  And there you have remained.  You were a joy as my child and you have been my support (and still my joy) in adulthood.  Many times you have held me […]