Yesterday was my dad's birthday. He's been gone 25 years, but I always remember it. As a child, it was always an exciting time. It meant my birthday was next. . . only a month and a day away. I often write him a letter as I did yesterday. This time I asked him for... Continue Reading →

A Little Less Seriously

So here I am trying to figure out my life, where I'm going, what I want my life to look like, who I am other than my job, etc, etc. etc. There's a global pandemic feeding an economic crisis, all while political strife rages on. With all this, what is that just made me lose... Continue Reading →

Becoming Home

I returned to my home state of Colorado a year and a half ago. Now, it's a matter of making it feel more like home. I was away for over 30 years, so a lot has changed - except me. I came home to the troubled teen who aged out of foster care, but I... Continue Reading →

A Choice

I thought I walked away from my dreams when I gave up teaching in higher education. I was stuck in the world of being an adjunct with no prospects of being granted anything more especially in the field I worked in which was ESL. I blamed myself for a long time. I thought it was... Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to Republicans

So you lost a presidential election and believe that it was stolen. Do you honestly think you’re the only ones who have ever felt that way? Really? What about the 2000 election where then Florida Governor, Jeb Bush, led the state to stop counting votes; it wouldn’t have gone well for his brother. Then in... Continue Reading →

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