I struggle, I deal and I've been broken. But I am here, wild and strong. I will struggle again and again as I have never been guaranteed easy. I mess up, I screw up and I most certainly EFF-up, as I am still learning and will continue to learn till I have no breath. I … Continue reading I am a Full-Assed Woman in a Half-Assed World
Part one of a two part story. Before I continue on in my adventures In India and meeting Mahdi in the airport, I must go back in time to two years ago. Little did I know that the weekend's events would end so terribly but how it would challenge my fears and prejudices just a few short months later when I met a man far across the seas from another world. This weekend has had a lasting impact on myself, my family's life and set the underlying tone when I first met Mahdi online through mutual contacts on social media. To this day, it marks as one for the history books in the journey of Jennel.
I originally wrote this a few years ago the evening after a girls night out just prior to Valentines Day. Thought I'd share once again.
Back to the Basics Remember when things were less complicated? The ebb and flow of chaos in life consisted of Sunday afternoon sit down dinners, school lunch was homemade and music lyrics had depth and meaning? Remember when summers consisted of picking berries and gathering firewood in prep for the winter and family dinners weren’t … Continue reading Deconstructing Chaos
Woman. What a curious creature we are! Historically, we have had built and broken kingdoms. Monuments have been built in our honour. Prose have been penned in mourning both battle of war and heart. We bore the very men who have bled for us, fought for us and died for us. Men have loved us, not … Continue reading Ode to Man on Valentines Day
“You do realize that your a perfectionist, Jennel?” Nervous laughter escapes my being as I exclaim “What? Me a perfectionist? I am FAR from being a perfectionist. I have a long way to go for that!” “Did you know that only perfectionists say they are far from being a perfectionist?” I am silent with reflection … Continue reading Perfectionismist
Where did yesterday go? Actually never mind yesterday, where did the last year go? or the last 10 years? It seems that 10 years ago life was much simpler. My son was a year old, my husband and I had just bought our first house and I was a stay at home new mom juggling … Continue reading RUN FOREST RUN!!!!