Intimacy, in all its forms.
What is intimacy? Why is it one of our greatest needs as human beings, to be known? It fuels all communication. Continue reading
Yes, I’m one of those people.
When you’ve got the best dog in the world, you love her like your child. Continue reading
A documentary and a whole lot of memories. Continue reading
The vision at the drum circle.
Come with me to a moonlit sea. Continue reading
When an alligator scares you and your ex-husband’s wife’s dog…. Continue reading
Those little hellos.
Coffee with Mom. Continue reading
Thanks. I needed that.
No, really. I’m fine. Continue reading
Still I rise.
I was supposed to see Maya Angelou on a cruise I took in 2014, but she was ill. She died just months later, but she did join our cruise by satellite video link to read some of her poetry and share some of her thoughts. One of my favorite Angelou poems is Still I Rise.… Continue reading
Every one I lose takes a little bit of me.
In the last few days, two more people in my circle have passed. One was someone I barely knew but someone who meant a tremendous amount to others in my circle who did know her well. She worked at our local coffee shop. Thankfully, her final illness seemed to be brief, and she didn’t suffer… Continue reading
Every day is a gift.
Something happens to you when you’re faced with a life or death situation. You are forever changed. As you’re catching your breath, you think, Did that really happen? Am I still alive? You are indeed alive! And the air smells so sweet. Even the noise of crickets and cicadas seems like a song. I found… Continue reading
A writer and solitary soul in the mountains of Western North Carolina.