Author: Jen Busfield

Fanning the Flame for a Good Long Burn

Sometimes, the pain inside is the dream knocking about, kicking and screaming, dying for release into the world. Handwritten lyrics are from Consuming Fire by Third Day. See post on Facebook. Ever have a dream inside of you that seems crazy? Like CRAZY crazy? You don’t really want to talk about it…you just think about it over and over again. In the between-moments of life, you find yourself building out your dream, castles that reach high in the sky. As you settle down for bed, it’s the vision you see last as sleep finally overtakes you. It’s the first...

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NC Bloggers at Dame’s Chicken & Waffles

When local bloggers get together for a meetup, there’s often good food and drink (or maybe, those are just the meetups that I end up at); but there’s also fun, laughs and acceptance. I appreciate the opportunity to know the ladies who tell stories at Good Girl Gone Redneck and Life of a Ginger. The question was put to me kinda like this… If you want to get together before the kid gets home, maybe we can plan a moms’ night out? Uh…yea! I am TOTALLY in. Write my name DOWN. It’s happening! Well… It happened – after the...

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2017 Love Letters: Twenty-Two

I love you for all the times you’ve carried me across difficult paths; for all the stories you’ve listened to me tell – the confessions that have spilled from my lips, and the hopes whispered by my heart. Whether at your best (or not), you’ve always done your best taking care, giving protection, gearing forth towards adventure. Always more adventure. Always a new story to tuck away when the key is turned. I appreciate your beauty – your lines and colors. Yes, every scratch too. It’s our dents and bruises that give clue to our escapades, and I would...

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2017 Love Letters: Twenty-One

And just like that, we’re back. To where we were. To what we were. Together – in favor of each other, With kisses that feel fresh, With passion that doesn’t need coaxing, With a plan of action to stay connected. But not together – in favor of each self. The pursuit of discordant goals – Except for when we’re in each other’s...

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2017 Love Letters: Twenty

Being of the group In the group With time behind us Stories – legends With time before us Adventures yet untold Together Clutching bellies Wiping tears from laughter Lacing our discourse with a playful edge Baring our hearts of hope and love – I close my eyes and know I’m surrounded By treasure Connections that are priceless Community that is family (with) Time. Persistence. Trust. And immeasurable amounts of...

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About Me: Jen Busfield

Passionate Mom (son with Autism). Author. Traveler. Blogger. Adventurer. Lover. Foodie. Geek. Picture taker. Silly dancer. Music lover. Latina.

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