December is my birthday month and Sunday is my birthday. This is my personal "new year" and traditionally the time when I reflect the past year and plan for the fresh one on the horizon. As you know, I’ve had lots of time on my hands lately (ahem) due to unemployment and now … Continue reading Happy Birthday;or What Now?
I've been in a funk the last couple of days, for no apparent reason. I had been in a great space the week before, Mercury has finally gone direct...I assumed it was just my ususal low contrasting my previous high. Until yesterday. I arrived at work, already feeling a little low, slightly off, a touch … Continue reading On Calendar Reminders or: Why am I in a Funk?
Hello Friends! It's been so long! I've thought about you nearly every day since I last wrote, on July 18th. Wasn't that all about circuses and monkeys? Could you relate? If you're into astrology at all, that was as we were heading into the July 26th Mercury Retrograde, which is about to end in the … Continue reading My Cup Runneth Over: Checking in and Deciding What’s Next
A few days ago I posted this image of my 20-something self and my teenaged daughter on my Instagram. I wrote this text to go along with it: I’m sure it seems vain to post this, but I’m working on honoring my body - in all the various forms and shapes it has … Continue reading On Shame and Courage
While I am not writing a poem a day this year inspiration still strikes from time to time, if I set down my phone and sit down with a pen and paper. This piece wrote itself this week - here is a rough draft, just the way it appeared to me: we … Continue reading Strike While the Iron is Hot