And, then I ate the cake

I bought myself a cake To see if it made me feel awake It sat on the counter As if waiting for a counter-offer None arrived but a few fruit flies on the cover It was still tasty Although the tears added a salty crunch All that remained […]

Searching for my eustress

None of us wants to be in a constant state of panic, stress, or anxiety. Plainly put, that is just not that fun. Now, a little twinge of stress may not be that bad if handled correctly. Everything in moderation is my mantra. That includes stress. Also, there […]

Seeking the light

We have collectively weathered some dark days. I know I have. I joke around that I’m a sunny curmudgeon as I’m a New Yorker who lived in California for a decade (not all consecutively). I have a New York vibe that is just a bit off-kilter. I’m an […]

The lid was blown off

Everything smelled, looked, and felt as battered as they were. They had come through the storm. But there was no turning back. Mother nature just reinforced what had been percolating and brewing for some time. The lid was blown off and now all was exposed.