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Solstice and Fathers

Today we celebrate fathers and the Mother of all. Continue reading

Dear Molly…

My dear, sweet girl, we are quickly approaching the time when we will say good-bye to one another. Hard to believe we’ve lived together for six months; it seems like only yesterday I met the rescue group representative at their vet clinic to pick you up and bring you home. You were scared, but that … Continue reading

Core Pain and Cats Who Heal

I still have shingles. The cats have stuck close to provide their therapeutic best. You do know cats are natural healers, right? They purr at frequencies known to heal their own and each other’s bones, skin and soft tissue. They soothe and heal themselves by purring after stressful experiences. They can do the same for … Continue reading

For My Beloved

This is a creative visualization of how I would want my beloved to treat me while I’m recuperating. Continue reading

No Sex This Week. Sorry.

What do you mean, “no sex?????” Continue reading

What Compels Me to Write Sonnets

Writing has become a much better therapist than any of the others I’ve worked with. Continue reading

Identity Theft? That Sucks.

One day several months ago I realized I’d forgotten my debit card pin, so I contacted the credit union and asked them to send me a new one by mail. I didn’t receive it; however, a few days later I noticed a fee charged to my account. When I called to find out why I … Continue reading

Grieving

Last Monday two people were struck and killed by a train here in town as they walked down the tracks. According to surveillance video, neither attempted to move out of the way despite the train’s repeated warning signals. Those two have been on my mind all week, so I decided to write about them. This … Continue reading

Sunday Morning in My Town

It’s springtime in the South, and the trees are covered with tiny leaf buds, the daffodils are merrily prancing in the breeze and love is in the air! Well, kinda. The one thing I’ve noticed about this place since I moved back – and especially since I’m no longer burdened with depression – is that … Continue reading

Love and Let Down

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for that annual façade of endearment known as Valentines Day. Continue reading

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