Lessons From a Kidney Stone

I woke up feeling poorly the last Sunday of July and ended up in the local InstaCare. What resulted from that visit became a month-long adventure learning lessons from a kidney stone I named Gladys. The Reign of Gladys To be fair, I left the first visit to the InstaCare…

My Little Lupine

It’s the time of year when I play in the dirt and marvel at the new life growing under the huddles masses of Otter Pop wrappers, solicitor fliers and dead leaves that crawled under my shrubs to wait out the winter and never came out. I don’t know who in…

lightning strikes

#Reverb14, Day 4: We are all lightning rods, conduits for that which the Universe wants born into this world. What energies did you channel this year?   I didn’t choose to become a victim nineteen years ago just as I didn’t choose to be a victim again six years ago,…

I’m Not Perfect Either So Please Come As You Are

#Reverb14, Day 3: It’s all too easy putting off loving where we are until everything is perfect. What can you love about where you are now?   It surrounds me everywhere I go. The messages inundate me each time I walk into a store, turn on a television, or log…

Asking for it: Another Excuse For Rape Culture

*Trigger Warning* Well, really, what did she expect? She should have known better than to have photographs taken in the first place.  She was asking for trouble the moment the door was closed and she started taking of her clothes. Anyone with half a brain would have been able to…