Reading 24 hours a day

Faster than I can read them the free books keep pouring in. Stop subscribing to the author sites then I may catch up with my reading What fun would that be? My Kindle is full. My laptop is loaded with enough paranormal science fiction urban fantasy and fairy tales to build a library. A virtual…

Speaking in Preambles

"Preamble noun we memorized the preamble to the Constitution: introduction, preface, prologue; foreword, prelude, front matter; informal intro, lead-in; formal exordium, proem, prolegomenon. Apple Dictionary Version 2.2.1 (143.1)" I have a pet peeve. Well, you know me by now. I've got many issues, to be honest. Ha ha My cup runneth over in that department.…

I'm having an anxiety attack. Or something. The room is spinning. I've called my doctor, my therapist and left messages on friends voicemails My chest is pounding I'm out of anti anxiety medicine I cut it too close. I should have let the man give me the prescriptions when I was there in his office.…

Listing

Go to court Sit near my ex without having a panic attack Apply for county wrap around services for Girlie, My Child Occupational therapy visit with Girlie Install top of the stairs safety gate Visit the big city to see a new psychiatrist Survive an hour long car ride with that woman, my mother Talk…

Now we wait

I feel like if you don't teach children about life when they are young, they learn the realities when they are adults. ESR is 18 now and his previous actions have finally caught up to him. I think karma is giving him a view of the sentence he never received for beating the crap out…

Reading

Sometimes when I read a book, my mind starts to wander. I could blame the author and say, the book does not hold my attention due to some flaw or other. The reality is my attention is divided, scattered, completely absent. I could blame age and the pitter patter of many little feet, a depletion…

Small Girl’s Loss

One day, small girl's dog wandered away out of the yard. Her parents drove around searching for the doggie but came home empty handed. Small girl and her brothers were crushed. They decided to wander the neighborhood looking for their beagle bull terrier mix. Asking neighbors, checking back yards produced no dog. Leaving no stone…

When the boat is sinking, what will you do?

Well, there's the urge to panic which does nothing productive, chums the water (for my shark acquaintances) wastes energy and proves to yourself that you have finally "lost it" Scream "AAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! THE BOAT IS SINKING!" Feel better? You're still sinking, you're starting to hyperventilate and need a drink of water. Surrounded by water you cannot…

A Good Day

  On a good day nothing happens I wake up pain free feeling rested then water my garden and weed until I hear Girlie saying, "Whereareyou?" (Whe Ah Yoo) in the direction of her window wondering if I subconsciously chose to create a world directly outside my daughter's window Sweet child makes me smile My…