Weather

It got here finally, the rain turned to ice with snow on top The blustery winter weather I expected to come next month, but no matter It is cold and Girly finally understands the reality of boots and a coat, not gloves a hat or a scarf but hey there's progress.

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…

Sandbox Writing Challenge 21 — Shhhh! It’s a secret.

https://promptlings.wordpress.com/2016/01/05/sandbox-writing-challenge-21-shhhh-its-a-secret/ I have always taken photographs of myself. Not because I think I'm pretty, but to capture myself as I was because I knew I would not stay this way forever. I have photographs from my teen years taken in bathrooms, self portraits drawn that captured more than what I saw in the photos, but…

Louise Nevelson-Quotations Day 3

"I always felt, when these people try that, let them have a good time. She was no challenge to me, but I must have been to her, so I let her do what she wanted and I did what I wanted." "If you make people understand the irony of a terribly shy person who is…

Louise Nevelson-Quotations Day 2

"I was determined to open every front door...and walk right through the door [and] I didn't care if I had to build the house myself." -Louise Nevelson from Louise Nevelson A Passionate Life by Laurie Lisle Images: http://www.pacegallery.com/artists/327/louise-nevelson http://www.louisenevelsonfoundation.org/ http://drkottaway.com said: "SoFarSoStu has tagged me for the three days, three quotations and tag three other…

Frida Kahlo

http://drkottaway.com/2016/01/04/the-enemy/ I wanted to continue the cycle of quotations(to appease your sister, I comply) and I wanted to find things written by female artists. My cranky nature and exhaustion and unmedicated ADHD, sent me down the rabbit hole searching for words, thoughts from Louise Nevelson and Frida Kahlo. Two very opposite passionate creatures then I…

Baby Mimicry

I try not to be mean and I think Girlie understands that I'm trying to push her use of consonants. I had her ask using mimicry, after she finished breakfast this morning: "Mommie- mah-may and- an Daddy- dah-day I'm- Ahm done- Duhn eating- Eaten so- o could- cood you- yu let-leh me-MEEEEEEEE out-OWWWWWWWT of-uff the-thuh…

Small Girl Plays Alone

Once upon a time the small girl learned that it was best to play alone. "You're a girl, you can't climb trees with us," her brothers laughed and prohibited the smaller child from playing up the tree she knew she could climb. She could climb faster and higher than either of her brothers larger frames…

3am, not 4am, not 5am

Placate the gods Really, cause I have nothing better to do. Obviously, I have pissed off the insomnia gods. I should build a temple in my front yard Set it alight and hope the gods notice before the local fire department. Next month, I will try building a mud tower to placate the angry- pain,…