I like my seasons- as I’ve mentioned here before on many an occasion.  Though temperature-wise my favorites are spring and autumn, I will always have a very special love of winter. One of the reasons this is a special time of the year for me is possibility.  It has to do with the fact that our […]

Owning it

I have an anxiety disorder.  I believe I’ve had it since I was born.  My mother has one.  My grandmother appears to have one.  I get it honest. Mine is hampered by ADD and hyper sensitivity (I’m an HSP- hyper sensitive person in technical speak).  Other gifts from my father and mother, respectively.  They contribute […]

The Un-Glamorous Life

As I was reading a magazine yesterday, and then again when I read my favorite blog this morning, I was struck with an overwhelming sense of failure.  Yes, I have a good life.  Yes, I am blessed in many, many ways. However, as everyone knows, we are inundated with images all day.  Especially now that […]

Stuck and/or “Drawn & Quartered”

As gruesome as this title is, it’s exactly how I am feeling at the moment.  I’ve had writer’s block.  I’ve had times in my life where my personal drama came before writing all together, but I’ve never had a time where I couldn’t figure out what I wanted to write. Is this normal?  Please tell me […]

Coming to Terms

As a black sheep, I’ve gotten used to feeling alone. I feel alone in my family because they don’t understand me, nor do they care to. I feel alone among my peers because I don’t labor under a facade- what you see is what you get. Most people are overwhelmed and confounded by this- as […]