Author Archives: jfarley53

About jfarley53

Being 56 is wonderful. I have so many new and jumbled insights on life.

He Said I May Be The One For Him (Part Two)

Anticipation grew as the countdown began. Within days, this man I have loved, since my son was three months old, in my womb, would be here. We talked everyday or texted each other, in the days leading up to his arrival. It was … Continue reading

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It’s More Than Love

It’s more than love, I can feel it. It’s more than sex, for it’s beyond the physical. Our relationship has taken on a spiritual realm. He takes care of my mental, my physical and my spiritual needs. I respect this … Continue reading

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He Said I May Be The One For Him (Part One)

It was late one evening towards the end of November. The night was cold and Winter was making itself known. The news predicted a wind chill factor of -10 celcius. I was driving to a study session planned with a … Continue reading

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Who was being tested… Me or Her?

I conducted a secret shop at a bank in Arlington, Virginia. Took about 30 minutes to get there with traffic. Traffic was actually pretty good. That is until I got to Columbia Pike. There was a little construction going on … Continue reading

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Another Look at Inmates …From An Officer’s Point of View

“Hey you out there in the real world!, Don’t look at me as though you hold stereotypical thoughts.  I am not like every inmate and all inmates are not alike. I am not coming back here when I get out. … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Approval

For years, I cared about what my mother thought of me. I valued her opinion because she was the head of the house and I respected her. But, as I grew up, I have come to realize that I have … Continue reading

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Easter 1964

Easter Sunday, 1964. I was all dressed up in a pink dress with white ruffles, cute white socks with ruffles and black patent leather shoes. My accessories were put together as well. I had a white hat with white gloves … Continue reading

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Am I Dreaming #3

I was a little girl, about 4 years old. We were at my grandmothers house and she lived on a horse shoe shaped street. I was playing out front and got bored, so I went around back to see what … Continue reading

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Child Advocate

I will always be an advocate for children. Children are being raped, murdered, and kidnapped in record numbers. As a child, I was physically assaulted and sexually molested repeatedly by different family members. Needless to say, I didn’t have a … Continue reading

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A Fake Smile!

Have you ever took the time to notice people when they smile at you? Have you ever wondered if the smile was a genuine smile or a fake smile? Well, I have been observing for years now and can definitely … Continue reading

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