My friend told me the greatest quote the other day. She said her father told her, “You should never play with dead things or crazy people.” Isn’t that the truth! After an ordeal last week with a convicted felon tracking where we live, I am convinced that trying to help people probably isn’t my duty … Continue reading Advice from a Friend
I can hear a bird outside. I think it’s a mockingbird. I can see my garden from my window. My table fountain is on. It’s a Buddha fountain, and although it’s seated, it looks like it’s pissing because the water is shooting up like a drinking fountain. I call it my Pissing Buddha. Maybe I … Continue reading Birds, Felons, and the Pissing Buddha
Fitting writing into my daily schedule has been a practice for me for quite some time now. My business has died about 85% in the last year, so I decided to use this “spare” time to go back to school. If I had to work full time and try to do this degree, I’d never … Continue reading Writing – When it’s Not Just a Hobby
I was lying in the hammock today, and I guess it finally hit me. My husband is leaving in two months for an entire year. I’ll get to see him, but we don’t know how often or for how long. It’s going to be very different around here. I’m so used to having him around. … Continue reading The Reality of Missing Someone
I read Marcus's father’s obit in the paper today. I can’t believe that miserable son of a bitch lived as long as he did. He had cancer at one time but beat it. This is a man that – I hate to say it – deserved everything that happened to him. He was very abusive … Continue reading Obituary Comment – I’m Glad You’re Dead?
I love a good cup of coffee, and Susanna does not play well with others without one. I tend to like the darker, robust coffees and Cuban coffee, but hadn't been quite satisfied with everything else in the grocery store. I recently discovered Jim's Organic Coffee in my local health food store. I tried a … Continue reading Jim’s Organic Coffee – Witches Brew X – is the Best!