Happy Thanksgiving (Belated)

Hello, my name is Latonia.  I initially introduced myself on this blog on July 24, 2017.  That has been more than three years ago.  The initial idea behind this blog was my decision to finally start paying attention to myself.  Over the past few years, that idea has grown into more than just me paying …

Happy 35th Birthday to Me!

About 2 weeks ago I celebrated my 35th birthday.    I have to admit that when I think about it, 35 years is a short time to be alive.  Especially when I have so much more living to do, so many more lessons to learn, so many more words to write and so many more …

Bottomless Oceans

I have been doing a lot of reflection lately.  Reading back over posts and journal entries has helped me to center myself and remember why I fell in love with writing.  I enjoy being able to see how my writing has changed depending on the season of life I was in, but I am also …

My Mother Plant

They cannot stop your growth.  Try as they may when it is time to grow or move to that next level,  you will.   Remember this…even if they trim your vines, when they move you from a location that you’re comfortable in, when you’ve been dehydrated, starved, burnt by the sun and left for nothing, …