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Laura's Corner

I work very hard and am attending college to obtain my degree in the Human Service field. Writing makes me feel alive and gives me the opportunity to touch those whom I would not be able to otherwise. Last but not least, I have been blessed with two amazing daughters who love me completely and support my dreams. Feel free to contact me with questions, concerns or feedback.

On the rocks..

It had been upwards of 25 years.  Distant, happy, carefree memories float through my mind.    One day, this past weekend, it hit. Why not, I thought? What’s holding me back? Will I survive? Should I prepare my will, up my life insurance? To heck with it, I’m going for it. And I did.

Don’t get me wrong, the entire drive to the main event was nerve wracking.   Silly, but true.  I reconsidered more than twice. I continued my drive and pulled into the parking lot. I parked the car and proceeded into the building. I paid and walked up to the window. “Give me a size 11”, I stated. I did my very best to maintain my composure. Strong, yet shaking like a leaf on the inside. Breathe and relax, if she can do it, so can I.

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