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Get Out of Your Own Way

I wish I could say I have writer’s block. It wouldn’t be a total lie. However, perhaps conversely to much of the internet I don’t feel anonymous behind the keyboard. Rather, I feel exposed and vulnerable. I like to hide from things that are hard and scary. So I avoid writing. The other day in… Continue reading Get Out of Your Own Way

I Stopped Writing

I’ve done myself – and perhaps you – a disservice and I’m sorry. I stopped writing. A quick jaunt through my previous posts and I smiled – I’m proud of the work I did; why did I stop? Fear. Right. The truth is I did lose my mind a little. And as evidenced by literature,… Continue reading I Stopped Writing

I lost my mind

Not really but I did visit the hospital for a bit. Poetry coming to a blog near you.

Dullish

I used that word in an earlier post and it aptly describes how I feel during the colder months. The blues come and go but the sense of blah typically offers its 6 month lease starting in October. And then it’s fine. Just fine. I gaze back toward the summer and my heart yearns for… Continue reading Dullish

Ramblings of Woe

I think I’ve had a reasonable head through the pandemic. I’m mindful, socially distanced, and I keep an eye on the news. I remember when the pandemic first started and everyone around me was freaking out and all I could think is the panic you people are experiencing right now is how I live my… Continue reading Ramblings of Woe

Have You Forgotten Me?

No I have not forgotten. To the contrary, I’ve been actively avoiding writing. Why? Oh, you know. I just haven’t really had much to say— That’s a lie. Well, I’ve been quite busy with— Stretching it… Truly I’m not all that interesting, I was just— Scared. Yes. And wasn’t transparency the purpose of this blog?… Continue reading Have You Forgotten Me?

These are the times

Easy lull of gentle waves. All is fine. Fine is dull. Worry tussles with peace. These are the times. Habitual. If only I could clear dust from my mind. No control. October has stolen the summer shine. Resentful.

He Would be 62 Today

With the exception of this blog, I have not mentioned my dad today. Which is unusual because today is his birthday. I always post a memory on Facebook about it but I avoid FB like the plague these days so I didn’t bother. Which means I also didn’t get the few supportive words I get… Continue reading He Would be 62 Today

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