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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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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because this

Well, THAT was beautiful. Listening to Melody Gardot all day today. Because this. I have days where all I want to do is listen to music. Other days I cannot bring myself to even turn on the car radio. Strange to have those two extremes. If I think carefully about it, the days of music…

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i want to hold your hand

illustration by Jessica Borutski On my way to work this morning I saw the cutest senior couple walking together hand in hand. Then I wondered to myself, “When was the last time I did something like that?” I can’t remember when that was. I chalked it up to my “independence”. I’m just not a hand…

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