storms pass

After what seemed like an eternity of gloom, the sun returned today and I was glad. I needed those gray days more than I can tell you in this space, but was also feeling ready for a bit of sunlight to break through. Let the rain fall when it comes. Live there, dwell in wicked…

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let the rain fall

It’s been a very stormy day, I woke up to thunder and heavy rain and was glad. I like it when the weather matches my mood. Sometimes it seems like we’re rushed through our sadness or, worse, encouraged to ignore it altogether. Isn’t it better, though, to recognize our sadness for what it is? Sadness…

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spectacles

I feel like I visited the eye doctor more than any other doctor when I was young. Like, in grade school young. It was decided that I was just a very squinty child and I did not ask my Mom to get me glasses until my sophomore year of high school. I was struggling in…

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under the same sun

APRIL is here and over the weekend I was very happy to be officially “out of the woods”, so to speak, with all of my dog’s various health issues and vet appointments. It’s a weird thing to admit, but the last few days I’ve been feeling low, angry, even sad at times. I know that…

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undone

This is kind of a complex topic but it’s important for me to at least try to get my thoughts on it out there. Hopefully it’s not too confusing. Recently, I read a post (on another blog) about blogs/social media “making someone feel” left out or unworthy, bad about themselves. In the same post the…

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