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A New Understanding

My poor husband.  He is the closest person to me on the planet.  He hears about everything I think and feel (often whether he wants to or not).  He is forced to sit by and absorb all my dreams, hopes, anxieties and struggles, day after day.  And like a good problem-solver, he always offers suggestions … Continue reading

Lessons from Clothing

I will admit – I’m not in the best of shape.  I don’t eat well and while I don’t necessarily consider the treadmill my nemesis anymore, it’s still a love/hate relationship. But lately I’ve been really busy.  So busy that (you may have noticed) even writing is taking a back burner.  I’ve bought and wrapped … Continue reading


My porch is currently occupied by a somewhat tattered kitchen chair, a black stool dotted with random flecks of paint, a cup of tea I have no interest in and an old vodka bottle whose purpose in life has now been redirected to collect the butts of my friends’ cigarettes when they come over. And … Continue reading

From the Quiet

Man, early in the week, I was all about content for this blog.  I wrote three separate pieces of it, and felt like I had ideas for several more. Now, I feel completely stuck.  Is it the pressure to create?  I didn’t put it on the blog, but I did make the commitment to myself … Continue reading