Category Archives: Writings & Ramblings

Thoughts and ramblings, essays and rants. All right here!

Losing My Religion

Last week C announced that he had gotten in trouble in social studies.  Not trouble, really, but called out by his teacher for making a joke about something-something that to her was sacred and serious. The Pope. I asked C … Continue reading

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Leave me alone, I’m lonely.

I miss my friends. There I said it. Big breath. Exhale. I miss my friends. My people. My bitches. Some days I miss them more than anything and a text or a phone call just doesn’t help. I miss my … Continue reading

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What’s in a DISC

I took a DISC assessment last month, something I had not done in more years than I care to recall. It was for a job with a national company- job that I may, or may not even want. But I … Continue reading

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I am Enough.

I had a dream this morning.  My alarm had already gone off and was set to snooze.  I sank back into the pillow and pulled the covers up tight around my neck making a cocoon of sorts and off I … Continue reading

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Here and Now.

I haven’t been here lately. I haven’t written and I have not read.  I have fallen victim to my own lack of focus, my own pattern of distracted behavior.  It’s not that I don’t want to be writing-I do.  I … Continue reading

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Make Time

Make time. Make time. How many times have I heard this? Make time. Make time for me. For exercise, for writing.  Make time for the children, my husband, my friends. Make time to cook, to clean. To do laundry, to … Continue reading

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Birthday

It is the birthday of one of my oldest and dearest friends today.  Facebook was kind enough to send me a reminder yesterday-Outlook too.  I had to smirk for just a moment because for the first time in probably the … Continue reading

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Untitled

My dreams have brought me back again To places I don’t want to go. With words I shall not say And foes I would not name. I woke with a hand on my shoulder An unfinished hush in the air … Continue reading

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Dear Santa

My husband and I have moved into the quiet synchronicity that being married close to twenty years has allowed us. We rarely argue anymore, hardly disagree. Of course there are the little things-whether to eat out or in, if the … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures

I have a love of antique shops; their dusty windows and creaking doors beckon me from the roadside whenever I travel. I cannot resist their hand painted signs that call out ‘Come in, we’re open!’ as I drive along. I … Continue reading

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