To say that I avoided setting an appointment to have a colonoscopy, would be the grossest of understatements ever. But, like it or not, having a colonoscopy is the quintessential — awful-must-do — and yes, pun intended. Jimmy went first. I am a giver that way. I watched and observed as he drank the magical […]
What does “getting clean” mean to you? It could be as difficult as speaking a truth that has been hard to share or as complex as shaking yourself free from addiction. Regardless of what we are faced with, sometimes “getting clean,” is harder than it appears. Seven weeks ago my friend and fellow writer, Mary, announced to her Facebook friends that […]
The Peace of Wild Things When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great […]
It just hit me, I really need a shift in my day, not later, now. After all it is Wednesday and rumor has it that’s a great day to go wordless. So join me if you like, push away from the keyboard and feast your eyes on something beautiful. Enjoy!
Whenever I purge my closet, I always imagine the results will be long-lasting. I know I’m deluding myself, but indulging in the fantasy is cheap entertainment. There are articles of clothing which, no matter how long I keep them, still aren’t my style. They are only made more pathetic by the flimsy wire hangers […]