mr. kitty

A couple days ago I got a sympathy card in the mail from the vet. It was full of signatures, each once expressing sadness or comfort. After reading through half the messages I lost my sh*t completely. Two weeks ago I took my cat, Mr. Kitty, to be euthanized. It was a very difficult decision.…

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flightless

Back to work and back to life and back to all the other stuff I tried not to think about over the long weekend. While I sat with an empty notebook… goofing off on social media… and avoiding making any to-do lists. I’m not sure if the absence of my usual manic list making/brain dumping…

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love is life

We’re on the verge of starting a new month (March already?!). I’m only a little bit frazzled. It’s amazing the amount of pressure I put on myself to get things done. Meanwhile I miss people’s birthdays and don’t call my Mom nearly enough. I often wonder how people with children (i.e. more responsibilities than me)…

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when the saints

One of my favorite poets and authors, Maya Angelou, has passed away. She was 86. Maya Angelou spoke at my college graduation in 1998. I was much too young (read: starving and ready to get a real job) to appreciate her speech, her presence. It’s always bothered me that I “wasn’t listening closely enough” then.…

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