I Voted

“My husband told me he doesn’t want me to get a job because we’ll lose our state health insurance.” She poured out the sorrowful story I had once known all too well. People having to work a broken system to … Continue reading

Wayzgoose

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term, Wikipedia defines Wayzgoose as A wayzgoose (or wayz-goose, waygoose or wayzegoose) was at one time an entertainment given by a master printer to his workmen each year on or about … Continue reading

Therapy

“My first therapy appointment is Nov. 6th.” “I’m so proud of you!” I was too. I was so proud of her for finally taking a step towards dealing with her issues and setting goals. It was about time she started … Continue reading

Vacation: Good Afternoon

The bookstore was located in a cabin just on the edge of a lovely little creek. Each space was full of shelves and specially selected literature for its genre. The soundtrack of “Le Miserables” was playing and between my husband … Continue reading

Vacation: Good Morning

Lack of coffee. There were two coffee makers and no coffee, and since my triumphant return to coffee drinking after a hiatus with a heart condition scare, I desperately needed coffee. I laid on the couch like a petty child, … Continue reading

Lost

No one warned me that I would become less. Less creative, less beautiful, less emotive. Somehow in the hustle and bustle of life I felt like I started losing myself, but I couldn’t even begin to tell you when or … Continue reading

Family

Yes, for some, “home” is the nicest word there is. To Laura Ingalls Wilder it was. That little house out on the prairie was an ideal location, not just for it’s magnificent scenery but for the loving and supportive family … Continue reading