Sweet Birthday Baby

It happened. The earth goes around the sun one more time and I turned forty-two. Last year I posted a note about my birthday. It’s dark and I’m scared of who I was. I talked about how trapped and lonely I felt. This year it was all very different. We hired a sitter and went... Continue Reading →

A Taurus Poem or Two: Guest Post

My zodiac sign is the Taurus. Stubborn but loyal, I have always found a connection between the Taurus and myself. Recently I discovered three out of five of us in a writing critique group I’ve joined have birthdays within days of each other. At our last meeting, we were honored with two clever poems by... Continue Reading →

I Write Everyday, Against All Odds

Someone once told me that a writer should write EVERY SINGLE DAY. At first, I thought it was impossible. Today, I realize this passion I’m trying to grow can’t do so without effort. At this very moment, I am writing at my son’s Ninja Warrior Training course he takes every week. He gets mad though,... Continue Reading →

Getting Out Of the House

It was Saturday and my husband wanted to go to the gym. While I do enjoy the rubber and antibacterial smell of the gray cold gym, I would much rather get my exercise outside. I hate running, so I do other things. Today it was 35 F degrees, no wind, and light snow from last... Continue Reading →

Why I Can’t Celebrate Calm

Therapy is once every three to four weeks unless I need a little extra time to vent and purge. Recently there have been a few weeks that caused additional stress and angst, that said I didn’t really have any topics I wanted to discuss, or so I thought. Things are good since I took the... Continue Reading →

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