I was here in New York for Superstorm Sandy and was displaced for eight days. A lot of people didn’t believe beforehand that the storm would be so bad. We learned a hard lesson. Last night, we got our first ever flash flood emergency alert and were told […]
To hope for hope. Is that a bad thing? Hope is eternal, or so they say. People often encourage others to not lose hope. However, hope can turn to despondency when hope is a time thief. You wait and wait. Then there’s no relief. Yet, giving up on […]
I took all the putrid hatred and boxed it up. I balled up the unseemingly jealousy directed at me. I papered over the evil red-eyes. I put into the hamper their dirty attempts to disempower me.
I’m not a hoarder. However, I do tend to hold onto little things here and there. Considering that I move so often, I can’t hang onto super large items. Yet, one thing I have managed to hold onto for a while a ton of shoes. I love shoes. […]
She was a suburban woman. Had spent majority of her home and work life there. Now, she made a huge change and there were numerous butterfly effects. Today she could fly a bicycle and land it on a wall. There really wasn’t much she couldn’t do. She was […]
Flying and circling Biting and non-biting Traveling in large clouds Feeling largesse Rotting infestation Surrounded by gnats Feeling the pricks Scratching at the wound
True grit. Grinding down. Walking through the pain. Maybe hunched over but don’t back down. It may be hell, but your feet can stand on the hot coals. Hell can stop a few. But it can also push you to be strong. Grit. Going through hell is no […]
I’m sitting on the couch binge watching yet another show. I’m dozing off and thd phrase “onion gorilla” keeps running through my head. I have no clue what an onion gorilla may be.
I watched a newscaster ask a journalist, “aren’t we at the point where we need to understand tbe psychology of it”? She was referring to the Covid pandemic. I just wanted to throw my paper in hand at the television but what good would that have done? Let […]
I believe in birthday months. Especially when one’s birthday is at the very beginning of the mine. As such is mine. My son, however, is near the end of the month. Before covid, we always took him on a trip for his birthday. Usually an international one. This […]