The Serendipity of Sorrow

Yesterday was my dad's birthday. He's been gone 26 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 birthday letter as I did yesterday. This time I asked him... Continue Reading →

A Little Less Seriously

No matter what we're doing or going through or trying to figure out or just surviving a pandemic, it's good for the soul to remember to laugh. With all of that, what is it that just made me lose it laughing today? Yep, you got it. A Tweet. A Belly Laughing. LMAO. Tweet.

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. I blamed myself for a long time. I thought it was me. I convinced myself that if I worked hard enough,... 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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