Floods, earthquakes, fires, hurricanes...and just for fun let's add a pissing match between too inept leaders over nuclear weapons. Oh, and as of today we can add the largest mass shooting in US history. Everything is getting a little intense, isn't it? I've found it difficult to get on with my life in the midst… Continue reading finding the light?
In a normal year, I don't personify the previous twelve months at the end. I don't blame it or call it names. I don't accuse it of wrong doing or malevolence. But 2016 was not a normal year. It was drunk and stupid and hated me. That being said, I agree that it seems silly… Continue reading The Year That Was Not So Great
What in the hell is going on here? Why are police officers killing black people? Why can they not stop doing that? I don't want to hear that I don't know the whole story or that I don't know what it's like to be in a cop's shoes. I can be both a supporter of… Continue reading we aren’t taking care of each other
My husband had a cold last week and my daughter is recovering from strep throat. I've been super tired and overly paranoid that I might be getting sick. I don't have time to be sick right now; I need to buy groceries! Clean things! Prepare for Christmas! Poor me. I was feeling not quite awake enough… Continue reading the social part of social media
The bad news has been more prevalent than the good lately. I have to really work on my psyche when this happens so the sadness doesn't overwhelm me and inform my behavior and thoughts and choices. Last week was particularly rough as someone I'd known for years died. We weren't close friends, but saw each other… Continue reading Grateful