Category: Revelations

Published on April 17, 2024

Without Him

It is strange the things that trigger the grieving. The other day it was a visit to the accountant to prepare my taxes. Every year for over 26 years we had our ritual at tax […]

Grief
Revelations
woman staring out the window.

Published on February 17, 2023

He’s Interested in Me.

My wooden steps were on the brink of collapsing, and a construction crew finally showed up last week to replace them. As they were getting set up, all I could think of was how relieved […]

Aging
Relationships
Revelations
welding a bridge

Published on January 26, 2023

Paralyzed

Not sure how to move forward. My right is so comfortable and sure-footed. My left, unsure, confused. Can’t quite remember how to move forward unbound.  I am asking them to align, to move in synchronicity. As partners.  But […]

Creativity
Revelations
Transformation
Red heels on a path

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