Midwestern Mom's Musings

My view of the world through words & photos

Six Years and Counting…

  Since you died six years ago, Ben, Beka and I have had…   …witnessed three graduation ceremonies   …taken eight family trips to California   …experienced a family Spring … Continue reading

September 24, 2018 · 1 Comment

Monday Musings: My Restart

  After starting the OPTAVIA program, I lost 50 pounds! Yea, me! Ten pounds shy of my goal, life and emotions took control again. I should be completely honest and … Continue reading

June 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Reach Out. Get Help.

Suicide. For a long time, people didn’t say that word out loud as a cause of death. Or if they did, it was in the same hushed whisper they used … Continue reading

June 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Monday Musings: All Will Be Well

(So this is Monday’s Musings on Tuesday because I’ve been in recovery mode after losing my battle with a horrid head cold for the past week and am finally feeling … Continue reading

March 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

My Angel Painter Friend

You know how sometimes you meet someone and after a very short while you feel as if you have known them for a much longer time, because you just “click” … Continue reading

March 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Monday Musings: My Approach to Winter/Spring Weather

As I pulled in the driveway the other day, I noticed little patches of color across my front yard. My first thought was that someone’s trash had blown into the … Continue reading

March 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Monday Musings: Too Much and Not Enough

Night is closing in and I haven’t finished my Monday Musings. I’ve determined a big challenge for me is the overwhelming amount of negativity happening in our community, country and … Continue reading

February 26, 2018 · 1 Comment