on choosing to give thanks …



no doubt, by now you’re stuffed to the gills with turkey and dressing.


perhaps a poem  would be just the thing to wash it all down?


we’re gratitude focused, and  it’s a choice — as it always is.
this first holiday has been hard, and when i tried to put “how hard” into words it came seeping out in tiny bits and fragments …


… and when you’re an English major, you get to call that poetry.



care to visit my guest post today over at  in the hush of the moon? — a place where dear friend Emily writes words that make one weep for joy …


BANEBOW 5K FUN RUN/WALK

Saturday, October 22, 2022
9:00 AM

Montgomery Bell State Park
1020 Jackson Hill Road, Burns, TN

Follow THIS LINK to register online for the 2022 Banebow 5K at Active.com

*To receive a race t-shirt, participants MUST register online prior to September 27, 2022*