Because it is those intrusions that I find so unsettling, so dispiriting. I don't invite them in; they are not welcomed guests.


But, what about Mother Nature? Is she all "I've been doing it this way for eons, so let's not fix what ain't broken"?

Small Talk

Not that I've ever been good at small talk but it's become even harder now that I haven't had to engage in it for over two years.

Fat & Ugly

Apparently, it is still a thing - making dynamic young women feel badly about their bodies.

Peaches And Cream

Like ebb and flow, peaches and cream, night and day - human and divine are perfectly balanced partners - one needs the other to be complete.

A Tasty Treat

Unsure of my treasures. A piece on a plate instead of part of something whole.

A Spoonful of Sugar

These days even the tiniest act of kindness can infiltrate my heart with a gratitude bomb.

History ... Repeat

I do believe that on a long-range scale, we are moving toward a more just, more inclusive, more accepting society.

Taking the Easy (On the Eyes) Road

I promise, this was not a gratuitous placement of a heart throb from days gone by - not that there's anything wrong with that.

Less Than One Pixel

My mind is a bit fractured these days. It feels like I am straddling two different time lines.

Fight, Flight or Freeze

I'm curious to see how 2022 unfolds on many levels and I will be here writing my blog and sharing them with you.

The Bare Essentials

I guess that makes the Universe the primo collector, gatherer, and accumulator of stuff so we come by it honestly.

A Day Late ...

"What you think of me is none of my business"


Garm absolutely adored my father and the feeling was mutual.

A Good Time, Not A Long Time

I could really use that these days and I don't care that I have to turn to a housefly to get it. It stills soothes my aching soul.

Flipping the Bird

And, well, as long as there are cats, there is hope...