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It's Spring, so...

It’s spring, so, be here. Listen - to the melodious song of Foxie - to the crackling of sunflower seeds as a Red Crossbill eats them...

My Chai Latte and Me

I like to write. I am not what I would call a good writer. I just enjoy the process and seeing what my soul has to say if I allow it a...

Thoughts about COVID-19

I literally hesitated to write COVID-19 in the title.  It was like I didn't want to put more of it out there, or something.  However, as...

Up Close

Creativity. It’s been one of my most challenging words. For reasons that I still only partially understand but no longer feel the need to...

420 Days

A journey of 420 days for me begins today. I am a teacher.  We are fortunate to have the option to avail of a deferred salary plan that...

Death on the Radio

Of Life and Death.  The inspiration behind the name of this blog is the notion that we are living beings  who will one day die and that...

Veiled – a poem

Veiled My spoken truth, to you, a sword Cutting, slashing the delicate cloth Sewn loosely around us Threads fall like autumn leaves Tears...

When I Die

“When I die I am never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever coming back.” As a child, teenager, and adult I have laid anxiety-ridden in...

Forest Bathing and Rainbows

I hadn’t heard of Forest Bathing before.  Someone recently described it to me and I thought it was something I would like to try.  It’s...

Death of a Dog: Ringo

My husband, a full-fledged Beatles fan, often quotes the legendary John Lennon – “Life is what happens when you’re busy making plans.”...

An In-Body Experience

If you can have an in-body experience, I had one.  By in-body experience I mean the opposite of an out-of-body experience.  I really...

The Life I Found That Was Never Lost

I was recently diagnosed with Addison’s Disease, an autoimmune deficiency when the adrenal glands don’t produce enough cortisol.  You...

All That Remains

She truly was the most perfect dog.  We always walked her off leash and she never strayed from our side.  People used to think we had one...

My Boxes

This initially was to be a post about something I mentioned in my previous entry.  But My Boxes happened.  That story will follow.  For...

Today I Give Myself Permission

This is the first entry of my first blog.  I write this with a deep sense of gratitude for even being here in the first place.  When I...