Monthly Archives: January 2012

Trying Harder


My father was a fairly concrete guy. He didn’t give advice because he thought, “If you aren’t going to take it, why should I give it?” He also had a deliberate and cautious manner that belied his silly and off-beat approach to life. He marched to his own drummer and […]

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Shining through the clouds


I was so looking forward to this morning.  I had an appointment with the dermatologist. Really.  I love the dermatologist. As one can see, I am clearly lacking any sort of thrill-seeking tendencies that would worry a psychiatrist. Nevertheless, as I travelled down Route 18, the sun was beginning to […]

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The Best Mom in the World


Not long ago, I received the most wonderful compliment in the world from a mother of many children. All her children are grown and married and have children of their own, but she has lived here forever and knows everyone and everything. She told me that I am THE best […]

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Backpack


Continuing with my theme of vomit-less postings, today has been good so far! It is truly amazing what the smallest thing can mean to me. I have always been someone who is looking for signs…signs from above, signs from around, hidden signs, karmic signs…so much sign looking that I might […]

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Movin’ on up…


Someone I consider a friend told me a few weeks ago that I was making him want to vomit with all my misery. I am thinking that maybe he could have expressed his heartfelt and loving concern for me in a slightly different way, but good news for him, I […]

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