Argh and ugh are my two favorite kind-of-not-real words for expressing what is almost inexpressible. I use them when life seems so DIFFICULT. Lately, I seem to be using them more. Many things seem to be increasingly hard, uncertain and antagonistic. From Will Smith to fill-in-the-blank here, we all are not our best selves these… Continue reading Argh! Ugh!
The global pandemic continues. We are still mourning what was and all we lost. Even as I watch Netflix, I grieve when I see crowds, hugs, people sharing meals, a busy NYC, people jumping in and out of cabs and more. And then there is what will be. I wish it was more like a… Continue reading Still In-Between And Not Happy About It
Maybe you have observed there is a new virus going around? Maybe you've heard we have a rather tumultuous election pending? Maybe you've noticed the stock market is on a bit of a roller coaster? I'm learning to mute and disconnect regularly or the news absolutely does me in. I am unable to stop touching… Continue reading My Mama Told Me
Have you ever had one of those seasons with so many conflicting emotions swirling around inside you that you feel you might just explode or implode? I feel that way lately. It is Holy Week. This is the first Holy Week in many years that I have not worked in a church. I am newly aware of… Continue reading Breaking News: I Care
Mothers Day is Sunday and it will bring expressions of love, gratitude and sentiment--good, bad, cheesy and pitiful. The reason is that mothering is such a mixed bag of everything. Love, for sure, but also fear and worry, anger and angst. Nobody mothers perfectly. For one thing it is hard, and daily. And, the feelings attached to mothering… Continue reading Mom Love