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BAD, BAD DONKEY

In my house people sometimes actually sing about having bad donkeys.  Has my husband ever actually met a bad donkey? What does it mean?  Who’s to know?  Spring-y 70+ degree weather is predicted for the week, throwing me into what will … Continue reading

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HELLO DARKNESS MY OLD FRIEND . . .

In recent days I have lost myself.  My “self.”  The lights have dimmed, my path has been obscured, and I frequently find myself in tears, appropo of nothing.  Sitting and listening to my clients this week has been tough.  Their pain, their loss, … Continue reading

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Tears for fears

A week of uncertainty, confusion, feeling wobbly in so many ways. It started last week, actually; nothing new, but echos, reminders.  A restirring of a sense of loss.  I realize how much I miss my parents, perhaps more acutely as I face … Continue reading

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In memory . . .

Miriam Alice Your departure is marked by smoke, a grayish-white plume lifting to simple blue sky. Nothing magical here, you might tell me, that is, if you had a voice I could actually hear. Your remains have been scratched into … Continue reading

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Dragonfly weather

Well, it’s not.  It’s still raining, actually.  I am thankful for full spectrum light boxes and lamps.  And let’s hear it for antidepressants, come to that.  But no complaints here; I’ve done this before, it is, as my therapist would … Continue reading

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RAIN STORIES

In this semi-desert, land of frequent drought, it has been raining off and on for over a week, with at least a weeks’ worth more predicted . . . and I find myself slipping into a rainy state of mind … Continue reading

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Top ten reasons why blogging may be dangerous to your health

10.  Neglecting other creative ventures (creative decompensation); 9.  Aggravation/development of carpal tunnel syndrome from all of that keyboarding; 8.  Staying indoors instead of going outside to see what the rest of the world is up to (loss of touch with … Continue reading

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