Haunted

Blog tinkering continues, but apparently I will have some warning before I need to stop updating the blog. This is a good thing. I find myself having the compulsion to write now that the blog seemed temporarily off-limits. The headlines of late are all about the sexual misconduct and predatory practices of powerful, influential men…

Dancing in the rain

They say when it rains it pours, and today I think that to be true. Metaphorically speaking, of course; it's sunny and gorgeous here in northern California. So in flipping off my own inner negative girl, I have decided to shake off my potential for cranky and refuse to wallow in negative misery. And no, my…

Big and little

I feel like I have been doing little else but writing and yet not publishing anything of any substance. Weighty posts in my drafts folder right now, trying to figure out what I want to say and getting it written reminds me why I could not be a writer for a living. First, I'd likely…

Emotions are perplexing

There are occasions when I feel like I have zero empathy; I seem to not understand or "feel" things the way other people do. It begins to disturb me, and I start down the rabbit hole of imagining there is something fatally wrong with me and how I process emotions. Whether that's real or just another…

Emotional functionality

I am having a bit of a "why" weekend. Why does my hair seem to fall out more profusely as it grows longer. Why does the neighbor dog have her parents visiting and barking outside much of the night. Why did I have to unfriend a real life friend in reality. The hair - I probably…