Friends…and forever?

Friends…and forever?

I thought a lot about what to write today. To be honest, I’m not in the mood to write much at all. Yesterday was a horribly sad day, and I thought about not writing about it at all. Death and COVid are not happy topics and we hear about both subjects a lot these...
Energy…and expectations

Energy…and expectations

So this past year, I turned 40. For the first time, I felt truly old. I have a distinct memory of going to my aunt’s 40thbirthday when I was a little girl and thinking, dang she’s old. Not to mention the theme of the party was ‘over the hill’. There were black...
Dreams…and Demons

Dreams…and Demons

At some time in most women’s lives, they have found themselves in an uncomfortable situation with a male counterpart. A lot of women have suffered through sexual harassment or even sexual assault. It’s not something women talk about, even among each other, or even...
Clicks…and crickets

Clicks…and crickets

Clicks…and crickets This week has been difficult, to say the least. I thought writing the book was hard, but nothing could have prepared me for trying to promote it. I’ll come right out and say it…I’m not a saleswoman. I don’t know how to sell anything. You remember...
Book release…and babies

Book release…and babies

On Sunday, my first book was released. It still doesn’t seem real. It feels a little like my insides are on the outside if that makes any sense? Creating something with words and then putting it out there is frightening and reminds me of the birthing process. Not that...
Ashes…and Acceptance

Ashes…and Acceptance

Last weekend, my sister and I finally buried my dad’s ashes. We said a final goodbye on the land he was born and raised on out in the middle of the countryside.  We buried the ashes next to his favorite tree. It was sad to see that the birds no longer come since he...