Rooms For the Memory - What's it Really About Anyway? Audio-file. Listen to me read this post! I will never forget the final months of my step-father’s life, nor the day I got the call summoning my presence because there was something urgent that he and my mother needed to tell me. I didn’t hesitate … Continue reading Rooms for the Memory – What’s it Really About Anyway?
“Love is friendship set on fire.” ~ Jeremy Taylor What lights you up inside? Have you ever looked back and imagined your entire life as chapters of a book? And that each chapter began with an inciting incident that eventually led to a critical point that became that one moment when you stood at a … Continue reading Changing Life Chapters – it’s Easy to Resist Change.
I’d never been the outgoing, make-friends-easy type. I have been shy around new people for as long as I can remember. I was the little kid hiding behind my mother’s skirt if a stranger dared smile my way. Should an adult so much as utter a word to me back then, all kinds of inner … Continue reading Tribes – An Introvert’s Perspective
“Opinions are like assholes, everybody has one.” ~ Dirty Harry. The first time I heard those words spoken wasn’t during a screening of a Clint Eastwood flick. No blue-eyed, hard-nosed, convention defying Harry Callahan strutting with his Smith & Wesson revolver lit up my screen and branded my ears with that sentence for the first … Continue reading Greenhorn; beliefs and opinions
Who Am I? Have you ever sat down and silently pondered that question? I mean, really allowed the thought to seep into your consciousness to the point you’re confronted with your deepest truths. What you see and acknowledge when you strip the layers can be rather unsettling at first, but when you push past the … Continue reading Getting Real
“Oh, how she wanted to kiss those lips! Her quickened pulse felt like fire in her veins – she wanted to feel him now. Her eyes locked onto his as she closed the space between them, circling her hands around his neck and tangling her fingers in his hair as she crushed her lips … Continue reading Kiss Bombs