Category: Revelations

Published on March 18, 2021

Ode to Bobcat

On Sunday morning I let my cat out the front door.  Later that afternoon, I heard him yowling in the backyard to come in.  I opened the door and was surprised to see he was limping, unable […]

Aging
Dying
Grief
Musings
Revelations

Published on March 06, 2021

My Artist and Me

My Artist is sitting in an armchair sipping a cup of tea.  Her legs are curled up under her and there is a cozy yellow blanket piled on top.  She is watching her sweet Girl wriggle and […]

Creativity
In Between
Musings
Revelations
Writing

Published on February 26, 2021

Love Song to Body

I haven’t washed my hair in weeks, haven’t brushed my teeth in days, feeling that film under my tongue. I smell my armpits when I raise my arms.  And I like it. The animal in me […]

Creativity
Moments of Mindfulness
Musings
Revelations

Published on September 07, 2020

We Are Enough

We are the blending in. The eyes lowered shut and the shoulders bent in and our curves covered over. We blend in small, we blend in quiet, we blend in soft, we blend in good.   […]

Creativity
Moments of Mindfulness
Musings
Revelations

Published on June 10, 2020

This, Too, is True.

What is True? I am struggling with this one.   Some truths are easier to accept than others.   Some are a surprise.   Some come upon me, like eyes awakening.  A big OH! Like turning a corner and there […]

Aging
Dying
Grief
Revelations

Published on September 16, 2019

“Minding Mama” – a performance piece

What if I didn’t have to worry about what people would say about this new piece, “Minding Mama“?  What if I didn’t concern myself with judgement about being a good daughter, a loving daughter?  What if I […]

Aging
Creativity
Revelations
Writing

Published on January 12, 2019

Clearing, De-Cluttering … Claiming, in a New Year

At the beginning of this new year, I am in the throes of cleaning / purging / clearing.  It feels a bit like an obsession.  As Lady Macbeth would say, “Out, damn’d spot! out, I […]

Creativity
Grief
Revelations

Published on November 26, 2018

She Rises ….

There is a saying I once heard, we overestimate what we can do in a day and underestimate what we can do in a year.  After losing Mike last year, I’d never have believed I’d […]

Creativity
Garden Journal
Revelations
Transformation
Writing

Published on November 15, 2018

A New Man

Not too long after my husband’s passing it crossed my mind that at some point in the future I might consider being with a new man, not a man that could ever replace my husband, […]

Grief
Revelations
Transformation

Published on May 17, 2018

Surrender to the Shadowlands

It is gray here. Even as the sun sparkles on the bright blue ocean, there is little impulse other than to sleep or escape into a novel for hours on end.  I eat too much, […]

Creativity
Dance
Grief
Revelations
Transformation