Category Archives: Uncategorized

Through A Different Lens

Originally posted on This Pedestrian Life:
To see the world differently you have to look through a different lens.? We can buy new contacts that change the color of our eyes or frame them up in ways that match our…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Dot Dot Dot

  A November writing prompt …  That could be the “hell to the yes” title of my memoir.  Ellipsis. Interrupted. Oh, the stories… Trailing off. On her own. Still much unsaid. Amidst the cacophonous din. So much implied. What lives … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Heartbeats

Preface- I ordered myself an early birthday present and it arrived today! I’m turning the big 60 in one month, yet how can that be when I still feel 15? All amazement and horror aside, I received an advertisement for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

2:22

Things I do when I awake at 2:22 with foot cramps. Get up and drink a glass of water. Return to bed hopefully and listen to hubs snore for 1 more hour while contemplating the sadness of our country right … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Three Wishes

Life can be disheartening, chaotic and painful. No matter our age, our gender, our “station”, how educated we are, how much money we have or how pretty, handsome or talented others think we are, there are 3 things we all … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Ocean Reminds Us

The ocean reminds us that time and tides both take and give. That each drop in it conjoins to make the whole, and that the weight of your sorrows, the mass of your fears, can be carried in Earth’s fruitful … Continue reading

Posted in inspirational messages, life, natural world, ocean, poetry, Uncategorized, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Cancer of Hate

This post was originally spurred by the events that occurred at the Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville, VA last August, but unfortunately remains relevant and timeless as the cancer of hate continues to metastasize here at home and around … Continue reading

Posted in cancer, community, hatred, humanity, inspirational messages, kindness, life, love, peace, prejudice, problems, Racism, religous extremism, respect, tolerance, Uncategorized, unity, violence | Leave a comment

What Do Yours Look Like?

We all have these don’t we? These stripes of shame, pain, fear; hurts and scars that make us feel different, less than, unlike any others. And that’s the thing. We all have them. They may not look exactly the same, … Continue reading

Posted in humanity, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Grief,Unsummoned Companion

Originally posted on This Pedestrian Life:
I went to bed much earlier but awoke just after midnight thinking of my dear mom, who died 4 years ago today. 4 days before she died I wrote the blog post below and…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

We Are Perfect

Worthy of a repost. I wrote this a little over 2 years ago, but felt it today  in each dressing  room . “Take a picture of yourself today and look at it 10 years from now and you’ll surely remark … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment