A WEEKEND ROMANCE

She felt like a school girl with her first crush. The butterflies were crashing around obnoxiously in her stomach. She silently scolded herself for being so dramatic, but to be fair she was flying high on drugs which wasn’t really part of her initial night’s plan. Why she had given in to the suggestions that…

TABLOID DEMONS

I hope you understand that everyone has a story and that story is rarely conveyed by what someone looks like.  I am not a big fan of the People of Walmart posts.  I love to laugh I just don’t love laughing at people. If laughing at people is your thing, and sometimes it is hard…

NOT LOVELY

For the first time in months I worked a bit on the fiction I am writing.  Here is a small piece.  I am not a writer so I know it will definitely need an editor but I hope the story at least captures your interest. The leaves were scattered around her bare feet.  Her toenails painted…

I FOUND GOD IN THE SPINNING

Sometimes, as I lay under a clear night sky, I will imagine I’m a star letting the quiet absorb the sound of my flames.  I begin to feel the loneliness of it.  The sheer desperation to connect burns so bright inside me that I am like a flashlight searching across the universe for someone to…

PEOPLE DOING GOOD THINGS

I have been so super busy getting my post divorce life in order that I had to hit PAUSE for just a short time on my #BeREAL series.  But I have some great voices left to share soon. In the meantime though… I want to share a few good things to offset the negativity that…

DRAGONFLIES AND CHOPSTICKS

Many years ago I bought my 7 year old daughter an  Oragami kit.  After dinner one night she decided to open it.  She made me a cup and a paper airplane.  I remember thinking to myself how fun it looked and asked her to hand me the Oragami book so I could find something amazing to make.…

BUT WHAT IF….

A friend asked me if I had ever tried to meditate. I told him I had tried but my mind sounds like a crazy drunken concert crowd. Always loud. Always rowdy. He sent me some links to try and I tried. I fell asleep with a quiet mind. It was strange. This morning I woke up…