Mind

Is This Your Junk? Why Being an Empath is Harder Than it Seems

Picture this: you're having a good day. Everything is going like it should. The only problem? You feel irritated and don't know why. You're not sick, and don't have a headache. Nobody pissed you off. You did everything that needs to be done. Even got the kids out of the house with (minimal) fighting this… Continue reading Is This Your Junk? Why Being an Empath is Harder Than it Seems

Weird

Weird Wednesday – A Small Town Tragedy: The Disappearance of Morgan Nick

On the night of June 9, 1995, a blond haired, blue eyed 6-year-old girl named Morgan Nick was chasing fireflies with two friends, Jessica and Tye, in the parking lot of a Little League Baseball game in Alma, AR. After about 15 minutes, around 10:45pm, she stopped at the rear bumper of her mother's Nissan… Continue reading Weird Wednesday – A Small Town Tragedy: The Disappearance of Morgan Nick

Beauty Over 40

Epic Makeup Review: I Rank My 18 Eyeshadow Palettes from Worst to Best

  Since October 2018, when I received my first Boxycharm monthly makeup subscription box, I have become slightly makeup obsessed. I think it's fun to try new things and see what different looks I can come up with. I am a person who for years - years! - considered a combo foundation/powder, mascara, and Chapstick… Continue reading Epic Makeup Review: I Rank My 18 Eyeshadow Palettes from Worst to Best

Family

Ghosts

Everything I experience with my 13-year-old daughter comes with ghosts. Not gauzy, woo-woo supernatural ghosts. But shadows, echoes of the past, hazy reminders of lessons painfully learned that haunt me from the depths of my mind. They are not visible or audible to anyone but me, but they are there. They cling to the edges… Continue reading Ghosts