Whew! It looks like I as in a mood last night. Luckily for me, writing seems to help ease my mind. I am feeling much better today and still a bit raspy. After I made my post last night, I remembered that I had written on the subject of rage and anger before. October 25th,2021… Continue Reading →
There are some days you just feel like screaming at the top of your lungs in the car. I have realized after I do such a thing I sound like Kathleen Turner but a little raspier. It is kind of what I wish I sounded like day to day. It’s pretty sexy sounding to me… Continue Reading →
January 10th, 2022 is the day the tumor on my ovary was removed with a full hysterectomy. In a follow up visit I heard the words “stage IV” at which time I immediately shut down. I could not hear anything or take in any words. I started rocking back and forth repeating the mantra “this… Continue Reading →
As I get older I feel like I am becoming an anniversary collector. Yesterday was my son’s 21st birthday. Tomorrow is the 2 year cancer-free anniversary after my stage four cancer. These are the days that information comes or actual events occur that knock my trajectory in a different direction. I have collected a few… Continue Reading →
A timeless living statue that I worshipped as my god. The smell of his pipe. The gruff of his voice. His obstinance in good humor. A charming magician that could do no wrong in my eyes. Manhattan in hand. Tending to his rose bushes. Go pick an orange of the tree he would tell us. … Continue Reading →
Growing up, not being able to be myself is different from not being able to find myself. I couldn’t find something that I hid deep inside myself. It was like trying to read a message that is pinned to my own back. Others could read it but I couldn’t. In fifth grade I pinned the… Continue Reading →
Unrooted, grounded but floating. I think of the baby succulents I have been propagating. The newly picked or fallen leaves lay upon the soil to dry out a bit at the site where they were separated from the plant from which they grew. They lay upon a shallow layer of soil slowly growing roots towards… Continue Reading →
I have thought about a night like this since I held my sweet baby child in my arms twenty years ago. Tonight was the big payoff. My cup is beyond filled. Something I love is hosting or attending an good dinner party. By “good” I mean the kind of gathering where you don’t leave the… Continue Reading →
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