In Ohio

  https://gunroswell.wordpress.com/2018/02/09/favourite-foto-friday-in-february/ Gun Roswell, I love your images of undisturbed piles of snow and that parent pushing a stroller through the snow. I always wanted skis on my kids strollers in the winter 🙂 Your images always make me wander off in thought: In Ohio, I'm laughing at your images Not being mean, just commiserating…

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I did come back home eventually (Swearing alert) 8/24/2015

8/24/2015 funny how life just keeps avalanching and knocking down trees in its path until the whole mountaintop rolls off the cliff. ES Reverie, won five honorable mentions for his participation in the Scholstic Art competition, yesterday. His reaction to it was closer to the polar opposite of what I expected, but what else is…

Stealth Kitty 4/8/2016

I was reunited with Stealth Kitty his psychotic behavior is why the cat rescue sold him to me. They knew I had three boys and what cat could survive the affections of Eldest Surly, My Child and the Silent Sentinel other than one who was fearless adventurous, feisty and crazy. We shortened his name to…

Neglect 9/22/2016

Neglect can still result in death Doing nothing is just as harmful as tripping someone as they walk down a hill. My first thought was to compare neglect to forgetting to water plants, but that symbolism is not mine. A therapist used that analogy to describe untended relationships; they wither and die. Just so you…

It’s all in her head 2/15/2017

He woos her with stares and lowered glances a subtle smile that meets his eyes. She dreams of what could should be when? soon she hopes. His love is direct, visceral hers indirect and all encompassing. Not faults, just ways of being now and in her dreams. * Kindling for a bonfire needs leaves, twigs,…

End of a Series 12/10/2016

Reading the last book of a series reminds me of taking the last test of the school year before summer break. High school and college felt the same Chomping at the bit to do something wonderful excited to finally find my groove in Algebra II or French III Then, it's over. An interruption that makes…

January 31, 2018-February 2, 2018 Update

I am exhausted. We have had the flu and some upper respiratory infections an ear infection and I am so tired of the hacking pressure with a shaky unstable head. Though, I do enjoy the sleep of the convalescing. four to five hours of dreamless sleep waking up in the silent house 9:30pm all is…

A response (draft)

12/18/2017 "For me, I try to remember, when breaking, that every crack is an opening." Mark Nepo Thanks Calen for your post. I'm using it as a prompt. I thought of the french toast, I made yesterday. Brown eggs smashing against the summer colored bowl green yellow and orange landing with a 'glop' into the…

A day

When I have a day that just plain sucks I need to do something proactive to help me feel less useless Cause nothing is empowering like washing dishes or doing laundry HAH! I want to make a statement about my worth proving that I exist outside my little teeny tiny itty bitty bubble. I stop…