Author Archives: kindaday

About kindaday

Writer, Cynic, Activist, Mom, Grandma, Sister, Aunt, Sugar Addict, Normal is boring. Life is interesting. Politicians put me to sleep. Coffee is my crack. Thank you, Columbia.

The Rule of 18

Raising a child is a delicate balance. 1. Obedience and Defiance Listen to those who have more wisdom / Question what you hear without hesitation 2. Acceptance and Challenge Stand down for the beliefs of others / Defend your own … Continue reading

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The Waters Rose . . .

The Louisiana Flood of August, 2016, changed everything but the people of Louisiana. Continue reading

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Until We Meet Again

It’s been a year since Donald passed away in his sleep. Only forty-years old, his death was expected and unexpected. Even when the dark shadows loom over someone in terminally ill health, their passing is still an unwelcome surprise. We … Continue reading

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The Book of Everything

I became the default keeper of my mother’s family book. It’s a little book, originally a weekly planner, but she transformed it into the history of her life and important events touching our family. As the defacto family historian, I’ve … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Bud

My neighbor died last night. Around midnight, I walked outside and saw the nervous red and blue whites pulsating next door. The local firetruck, several police cars, an ambulance and other department vehicles sat in his yard and along the … Continue reading

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I’m Tweeting Like a Bird

I started a new Twitter account as a dare from my friend UK Jinko. Because of my short attention span when writing, he threatened to start a pool. He knows I can write because he’s read my stories and books. … Continue reading

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A Flower in Heaven – Goodbye, Mama Rose

Mama Rose passed early on July 5th, 2015. She was in frail health for a long time and after this latest bout, she was put in hospice. Her family had time to say goodbye and for that, I am deeply … Continue reading

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