9.13.16

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again and again (and again) i forget the magic of sitting under a tree at the lake, wind wilding my hair this way, then that the old man walking his tired old dog the young marine stretching after a run (in this heat!) does he take his health for granted the way so many of […]

7.3.16

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We live out in the county. Gun fire out here isn’t unusual – neighbors shooting off rounds for target practice on their land. But the bombardment of fireworks last night was intense, even for out here. I kept thinking of our vets and ptsd an dhow selfish its feels to me to light off fireworks […]

7-1-16

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i read over my post from yesterday. i’m not calm, cool or collected. and you know what? i’m becoming more and more ok with this, with being not ok. i didn’t ask to be gaslight, emotionally, verbally, physically and spiritually abused as a child. i didn’t ask to have unresolved childhood trauma inflict the wounds […]

6.30.16

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trauma can fuck off now seriously. i’ve got a wedding to plan (in less than two months now for Christs sake!), a studio to finish building and then design/furnish/move into, a teenager (need i say more?), a house in disarray because us adults have too much going on and between us not enough spoons or […]

Dear Morning,

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Dear Morning, Our relationship has changed so many times. Sometimes I imagine you must find me to be capricious and, perhaps, a bit untrustworthy. I hope not. My heart is sincere, you’ve always been my favorite time of day. I have fond memories of the years when I’d get up before the children and sit […]