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Finding Yourself in a Ditch

August 14th, 2018 by Marla Rushing

Years ago on vacation in Whistler, Canada we went on a 4 wheeler tour of the mountains. We wore helmets and goggles because the mountains were very dry that year. Upon our return to the Basecamp our guide told us if we wanted to go fast follow him because the road was straight for the [Read More]

You Don’t Climb a Mountain Alone

August 6th, 2017 by Marla Rushing

I’m a wannabe mountain climber.  Ok, maybe I’m getting a little too old now but I always wanted to climb a decent mountain. My son has climbed and I mean with ropes and all.  He sends me pictures when it’s over. Probably best since some points actually look terrifying. So I’ve just had to read [Read More]

The Broken Road

August 3rd, 2017 by Marla Rushing

When you grow up in the Panhandle of Texas you don’t have much opportunity to see the power of water when creeks and rivers flood. I had lived in San Antonio only a few months when we had a terrible rain storm that lasted more than a day. At least 12” of rain had fallen. [Read More]


July 27th, 2016 by Marla Rushing

My body hates sugar. Note that I didn’t say “I hate sugar” only that my body hates it. In fact, I sometimes crave sugar and sweets. But when physical ailments began to have their say, I realized it was time to give it up. I started on a popular anti-inflammatory diet and within days my [Read More]