Category Archives: Thoughts to Share

Heart Break

Today felt as though my heart broke in many small and painful ways. Not breaking breaking like first love; but a long, forever sadness kind of breaking. I thought the hard parts were over.  I thought I had healed from grief. I … Continue reading

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Bonsai for Mr. Rossiter

  Howard Rossiter is dead.  I think he had a heart attack.  He’s sitting there bent over, trying to tie his shoes. The color of his face is grey and blue; and not at all the way I remember him … Continue reading

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Dear You

  Dear Sweet Girl Who Deserves Love and Wonderful Things in Your Life, all the time: I hope this letter will explain how I feel about writing; and a lot of other important stuff.(Sorry, there’s some swearing; but the grown-up you cusses.) … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Ancestors

My ancestors keep contacting me. Last night was something new. Gramps, Uncle Bud and my Mom in her 40’s. This was definitely something new. I’ve had other Dreamtime visits. But never Gramps, never Uncle Bud, and never Mom in her 40’s. … Continue reading

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Scary Things

I stopped by a local bookstore today with my list.  Sometimes when I go into a bookstore, instead of feeling at home, I feel kind of lost and needy.  It might be because I want to buy ALL the books; … Continue reading

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I Need to Meditate! Twenty-One Day Challenge

Meditation is probably the best thing I’ve done for myself, EVER.  It nurtures, it comforts, it heals.  About a year ago, I started to think about meditation as a way to help me cope with the stresses in life.  I … Continue reading

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Walking on Her Own in the Snow

The ride to the cabin took forever.  A child thinks the length of all car rides impossibly long.  She thought it was extra impossible because she was so excited to get where she was going; and she’d just asked for … Continue reading

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