Every autumn I think of a quote, whose origin I have yet to discover, that simply states: The trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let dead things go. This year more than ever before I think the wisdom of this sentiment rings true in ways I have only … Continue reading Soft Rebellion and the Lovely Dead
Today I watched The Goonies with a 9 and a 10 year old because indoctrinating children into things 80s is what one does when one is babysitting all week; they find everything so novel and fascinating. But as I was watching, do you know what I realized? I am apparently far older than I feel … Continue reading Being Older
Remember how I’m always saying that what you need to hear will come to you when you need it? Yeah. That happened. Eclipsed Words By Aishwarya Shah “And this, too, shall pass.” This is a proverb indicating that all material conditions, positive or negative, are temporary and time solves all problems. I once read that … Continue reading Reblog: This Too Shall Pass
I’m pretty sure there were snow showers after I was admitted to the hospital in April and we’ve already had snow this fall. The trees were bare when I went in and they’re almost bare again.
That’s a long time to do a whole lot of nothing, especially for an otherwise active soul.
Continue reading Climbing the Walls
Kim is another blogger on a health related journey. When I asked a question earlier this week, she brought me good sense and logic with kindness and humor. (Gah! I so want to have coffee with this lady!) Then something even more magical happened, something that as a writer I adore: What she said to … Continue reading Reblog: Trust Me, Eat The Monkey
Once déjà vu hit and I stalkerbooked my old photo albums, everything came back. Continue reading Déjà Vu Diagnosing Me
When someone shows you who they really are, believe them the first time. -Maya Angelou Is it the fool or the optimist that has the hardest time with this lesson, I wonder. Continue reading Optimist or Fool?