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Cheynoea

First and foremost, I am a mother. I am a Freelance Writer, Blogger, and Poet at heart. One of my biggest goals in life is to Aspire to Inspire others I cross paths with. I live in Battle Creek, MI where a smiling face is not hard to come across in the street. I believe living with integrity is key to not having regrets. Just a moment of your time and a kind word or two can change someone else's day. I love spending time with my daughter, son, daughter-in-law and our awesome K-9 companions, Gir & Silas.

Well, We Love Our Neighbor

I started thinking of the old days where there would be a disaster at someone’s house and all of the townsfolk would gather together to put out a fire using buckets or raise a barn in a day or two. This thought gave me a sense of longing for those old values to be more prominent in today’s world. But it also gave me a sense of purpose and a direction to steer my inquiries.

Mothers and Their Children

*Repost* This is an article I originally wrote and posted MARCH 12, 2015. I am choosing to post it again because it is a subject I feel needs to be heard, an opinion that needs to be said, a life experience that need to be shared. So often in […]

Quesion of the day from Athling2001

The question of the day from Athling2001 What sentences (about anything) have stopped you in your tracks and changed your life? “You learn more from failure than from success; Failure builds character.” I know that some variation of this quote has been around ever since I can remember. […]

Never Too Old

The last few months have been a whirlwind of new experiences mixed with normal daily tasks that have kept me pretty busy. Along with buying a new house that needs a lot of tender loving care and moving across the state, my daughter has started a new job […]

Our Little Glass

As humans, we have a strong connection to our pets. We become emotionally attached and make them a part of the family. They become our companions, our best friends, our children. We spend thousands of dollars to spoil them, nurture them, and care for them. This story is […]

Appalled at My Government Policy

I typically stay out of politics. I rarely discuss my viewpoints with anyone. I have no party affiliation and have only voted a handful of times in my adult life. I LOVE my country, I want to make that perfectly clear. But I detest, absolutely detest what my […]

BUT … BUt … But … but …

This one little three letter word carries an immense amount of meaning behind it.  I would but … I am overwhelmed. I can but … rejection would hurt too much. I will but … I hate the thought of it. It can’t hurt but … I don’t think […]