Category Archives: Friends

That Friday Night Feeling

  I just spent the better part of an hour and a half writing and talking about the issue of self-trust. It’s a biggie and the umbrella under which each of us travels through every day and night of our … Continue reading

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New Responsibilities, New Freedoms

Writer’s Island prompt #16 Brand New Day Have a friend who is a receptionist for a well-known Law office. As such, she is the first impression new clients meet when they arrive. She told me of an experience she had … Continue reading

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Final Accounting: 2008

  Today is the last day of this year, 2008. I have spent some time, looking back on the days, weeks, and months that are passing into my personal history, perhaps better labeled herstory. This has been an incredible year, … Continue reading

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Temptation To Play Hooky

  I don’t want to write today. Certainly don’t want to create yet another blog. At the moment, can’t,  for the life of me, think of why I ever wanted to do this in the first place, let alone actually … Continue reading

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Back To The Wild Thing and A Little Bird

  Although my last blog looked to be a departure from the things I have been writing about (Wild Thing), it really wasn’t. Go back and reread the words to that old folk song that introduces the previous article. The … Continue reading

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“Rainy Day People”

by  Gordon Lightfoot Rainy day people always seem to know when it’s time to call Rainy day people don’t talk They just listen til they’ve heard it all Rainy day lovers don’t lie when they tell you They been down … Continue reading

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Checking The Temperature

I have spent the last three days watching my temperature rise and fall drastically in both directions. I am speaking of my emotional temperature, not my physical one, although the physical one did some jumping around because of the other, … Continue reading

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Anger As Energy Flow

        I have done my part, and whatever happens, will simply happen. But it will only happen at my choosing. That knowledge alone, is worth the few tears I shed.  ___quoted from last post After years of words that were not understood, or … Continue reading

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The Unspeakable

Today, in my journal, I found myself writing about an ‘unspeakable’ pain I have carried around inside of me for almost ten years. Where do you go with something like that? Something so hurtful, that to unleash it, to open … Continue reading

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