Fear & Intuition

One day I woke up off. It felt like I was being driven by an unknown, unidentified deep seated fear that I’d not dealt with before. It inhabited the core of my being and violently radiated outward, like rhythmic earthquakes. Was it the stress of being a SAHM with two Read more…

ISO: Sweetness

I sniff the sweet tea steaming on the stove and decide to add more sugar. I need something with just the right amount of diabetes; something sweet enough to prevent me from raiding the eldest son’s jellybean stash. I’ve been out of control lately. So out of control that I’ve Read more…

Violets in the backyard

As I clean up twigs and branches from a recently pruned bush, I note the abundance of violets in the backyard. Large heart shaped leaves and purple flowers dot the lawn, occupy space in the herb patch and form a wild little boundary between our yard and the neighbor’s yard. Read more…

Fear

Since my last post, we have moved to Bowie, MD. I am so in love with Bowie.  I love Bowie so much that it scares me. Through a happy daze of settling in, I can’t shake this gnawing feeling that something is about to bust loose.  So, I do what I Read more…