It

It is funny the lives we live the friends we cling to and the aspirations we have lost and found along the way I have a love of characters When I get bored (have insomnia) I read books by self published authors A good author creates a story that takes me out of my pain,…

Exhausted

I write with one arm underneath the keyboard, too lazy to get a hot water bottle for my sore wrist. The heat penetrates to the aching bones it feels good to rest without a toddler a teen toddler and a brooding young man. Life being what it is becomes a hassle not worth discussing. I…

Leaving

Leave Me by Gayle Forman came in the mail two days ago. I just got a chance this evening to read it. This is not a review of her book, but a thought that poured forth after I closed the book. This novel arrived during the week I contemplated running away from home. Not the…

The Weekend

I spent the weekend resting if you can call it that tossing and turning never getting comfortable but not exerting myself. These 2am mornings are something else. I tried to stay up late (9:30pm) and for that I was gifted with a 2am wake up dream. Sigh, I'm really very tired of this. When it…

Anne Lamott

I read a book yester day that had nuggets of wisdom throughout the whole book. It was called Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair. Laugh out loud funny in some parts and tragic in others. She is a survivor of pain, current events and Life (with a capital L) One day I can…