Earning My Way


I have mentioned in a number of posts that my job is a little on the crazy, wonderful, unpredictable and amazing side on a regular basis, and the current post will only prove that in new and beautiful way. I work with young adults with special needs. My job challenges me everyday.   With that, this week I had a great example of watching someone struggle through something that we all … [Read more...]



... was Mother's Day. I had a perfect day full blue skies, the warm sun, happy voices, picnics, sleeping late, a new mint dress, famous art that made my heart pound and Starbucks. :) Maybe no day is truly perfect (Bear refused to listen to us while he rode his bike on a pathway and crashed an Indian Kite Festival) but perhaps it was the small mistakes, frustrations and "SMILE DANGGIT AT … [Read more...]

Grace On A Very Good Friday.

Courtesy of Powerline Photography

Hello, Readers! Happy Good Friday to you. I am writing to you today to introduce you to my mother, Rhonda. She is the most spectacular woman I have ever had the pleasure of knowing, and I am still amazed that I get to call her 'Mom.' She came to me a few weeks ago having written down her story for the first time - that I've known of - in my life. I thought that her writing would make a befitting … [Read more...]

Real Love Series: Sarea’s Story Part 2

Reminder Rose

If you haven’t read the Introduction to this series, I recommend that you do. We are sharing Real Love stories. Stories that have hurt, pain but maturity and ultimately, JOY. In a culture that is so fast paced, self-focused and all about the falling in love part of our story with no concept of afterwards, we here at the Busy Nothings are striving to sit back and share from our own experiences … [Read more...]