Morning smiles await Waking my soul like the sun After long cold night Image source: pxhere.com, CC0 public domain Haiku

The Mighty

About a month and a half ago someone amazing *cough cough Kim* told me to submit some work to The Mighty to see if they'd pick me up as a contributor. I did. They did. Then I updated my resume and waited anxiously for their editorial staff (very small editorial staff) to do what they... Continue Reading →

A Ménage à Trois of Awards

A "household of three" is really the only accurate description I could give to what I have before me today. Last week I was nominated for three awards by Mental Health @ Home, whose purpose and mantra is building mental wellness by finding a foundation of strength. For me, being recognized at all as someone... Continue Reading →

Braving Rejection… Again

I woke up in the middle of the night last night driving. Apparently I needed to take a long drive to talk to myself about some things and clear some things up for myself. I do it when I'm awake so it makes sense to do it when I'm asleep, right? So there I lay... Continue Reading →


Breathlessly, I wait Hopefully, I'm wondering With dreams and visions dancing Ribbons of color expand With new horizons Tanka poetry - aurora borealis 

“Ode on Solitude” ⁂ classics

All of this is all I want today: pure, blissful, quiet and peaceful, solitude. Ode on Solitude By Alexander Pope Happy the man, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground. Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with... Continue Reading →

The Sound of My Day: “Sunshine”

This may be my favorite Matisyahu song, oh, ever. I mean, I love the sounds of Matisyahu period and have since his very reggae days with "King Without a Crown" (2006) to the more pop reggae sounds of his more recent works. In case anyone is laughing at the image of this super white chick... Continue Reading →

Jeans and Heels

I've been in a saucy mood lately and it's been visible in how I'm dressing and doing me. Before the amputation I pretty much lived in dresses and leggings. Comfort... ease... comfort. Yeah, with all the health issues I was having it was all about trying to be comfortable since my body was definitely not... Continue Reading →

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