Let Me Re-Introduce Myself to You by Answering 20 Questions

It's been a long while since I wrote simply for the joy of, well, writing. I need a fresh start. This is a way to relieve the tension and get back to my natural self. Nice to meet you all over again. What did you eat today? One cup and a half of rice and … Continue reading Let Me Re-Introduce Myself to You by Answering 20 Questions

We Carry Them With Us, Always

I don't know where to begin, except to start at the trail of my tears, and trace back to a place of calm, somewhere where I can recount a time when maybe there was a time when I sincerely felt solace in this space.  I cannot find it now except in this inner temple where … Continue reading We Carry Them With Us, Always

In Case You Forgot

If ever any friend of mine has ever felt I talked over them, ignored them, told too many stories that weren't true about them, grabbed at them too much for their attention, made them feel second best, or that I shoved them aside because I had something else going on that was more "me-centered" and … Continue reading In Case You Forgot

Should Old Acquaintance be Forgot…

Much has changed since last New Year's Eve.  I've been unable to bring myself to write much.  Perhaps because I've been more active outside than on the inside these past months since the death of my closest companion.  2013 seemed to be a year of many transformations, actual death being just one of them.  The … Continue reading Should Old Acquaintance be Forgot…

Postcard #45: Celebrating Friendship!

"Friendship should not be mourned," They said. And when I say, They, I do not speak of People, or voices that may populate my head.  I talk of They that travel on the wind, whisper unseen, guide the lost when they stumble, and sometimes purr through the cat who shares my bed at night. "Friendship … Continue reading Postcard #45: Celebrating Friendship!

Mourning Friendship

How can anyone who claims to love me and wish me well break my heart? I'm not the kind of friend who rejects. I believe in the good in people, I do what I can to support my friends, forgive them their faults, believe in them when they don't even believe in their self, stand … Continue reading Mourning Friendship

Postcard #42: A Smile Peeks Out

You know what? The most beautiful thing happened to me today, I saw your face in my reflection looking back at me out of the corner of my eyes, a shine like no other -- a smile I can't help but recognize, wrinkles at the corners of my lips from where the line of my … Continue reading Postcard #42: A Smile Peeks Out