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From Beauty Queen to Barely Visible

Yes, I was a beauty queen.  Ok, not the queen.  Just a finalist in the Miss Wyoming pageant, actually.  Did I win?  No!  I was too young, naïve, and didn’t have enough going for me in order for THAT to happen!  7,125 more words

Somewhere Only We Know (A Poem)

One of my favorite songs is “Somewhere Only We Know” by Keane. Beautiful song that always makes me a little wistful. :)  Its the inspiration for this poem.

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Slow Dance

This weekend is homecoming weekend for both of my kids, which means parades, football games, corsages, and the school dance… thought this was a good time to share this little trip down memory lane with you once again. 130 more words


when you're engaged at 20.

  No, we aren’t religious.

No, it’s not a shot gun wedding.

Yes, I am sure.

These are some of the answers I give to both the curious and the skeptical people when I get asked about getting married so young.  659 more words



As our bodies aimlessly collide, you carefully place your arms around my waist. Tension and passion intensifies as your brilliant green eyes meet mine.

In this moment, my heart is beating in my throat, my breaths sharp and steady. 132 more words


We spoke in tongues better than with words

hidden forms shying away from the light of day

tucked behind pulled curtains

as we whiled away the moments… 107 more words


Young Love.

Two innocents
still on the brink of
the true essence
of passionate love.

That first kiss
sends shivers to the neck
felt the initial bliss… 33 more words