Posts Tagged ‘letting go’

Happy Hump Day.

02Mar11

I had to share this because it epitomizes my thought processes. And it’s Wednesday. And it’s funny. I live inside my head soooooo much. I constantly obsess over fears, relationship dynamics, perceived slights, financial insecurity, you name it. I analyze the shit out of stuff and make up the most incredible stories in my mind, […]


When I related that life hadn’t been particularly easy for me these past couple weeks (and especially the week before last), an AA friend of mine said, “Well, God must think you’re awfully strong.” If that’s the case, I kinda wish God would let up for a bit. Two weeks ago my younger daughter, who […]


B.’s father died early yesterday morning. He’d been in a nursing home for about two years, landing there after a long and – from what I’d heard – often destructive battle with alcoholism and its attendant illnesses. He died in his sleep, and I think B. had made his peace with him a while back, […]


Thunderstorms. Canceled flights. Wildly incorrect flight notifications. Lost luggage. The travel gods were against me last Thursday, as I attempted to fly to Virginia for a reunion and football weekend with my college girlfriends. It began as I sat on the tarmac for three hours at my home airport, while the pilot waited for clearance […]


This is one of Daisy’s balls. Daisy, in case you missed that post, is the one-year-old rescue dog who joined our family a month ago. She’s an active dog, and still very puppylike in many ways. One of her favorite activities is playing fetch, and while she chases and snatches up balls with great enthusiasm […]


Hello again.

27Aug09

It’s been a while since I posted, and I wasn’t quite sure how to get back into it. Each time I started to write, I got stuck. So then I just avoided it altogether. Until now. Much has happened in the past month. In one of my last posts, I wrote about a deep funk […]


A friend recently sent me a job posting for a part-time lifestyle blogger, noting that it sounded “right up my alley.” He was right — they were looking for someone to write about my city’s dining, hotel, art and local entertainment scene, and to snap pictures to go with. I had all the requirements. Except […]