I’m stupid. Yes I know, hard to believe but I am. I’m having a moment here..real life. Real talk. A moment of such intense relief of everything, EVERYTHING I’ve been holding onto for years. It just left me. Ok so it wasn’t like a minute or even an hour, maybe it’s been a long time… Read More Jesus Take the Wheel
Today is my son Joshua’s Birthday – again. It seems like not so long ago I wrote him a letter for his 18th birthday, and I guess, in fact it was merely a year, which may seem like forever when you are younger but I have noticed go by ever so much faster as we get older. A… Read More An Unexpected Turn of Events
Because day to day living isn’t hard enough to navigate with bipolar disorder or other SMI (serious mental illness) let’s add dating and see if you can manage a relationship too. So you go online, find the dating site of your choice and start to write your profile when it occurs to you; Is there… Read More Dating Dilemmas for the Crazy; when to spill the beans.
Innocent Wild as the wind on a winter’s day Sweet as the flowers blooming in May Looking at life through eyes filled with wonder. Child, she was grown Innocent woman given To him her body to own In him belief Safety always For him, relief She was love Laughter, life A bubbling brook Time, attention,… Read More Innocent
How many different kinds of love are there? You think many from growing up when you were told at every turn, typically after questioning why you felt the same way about your Great Aunt Gertie as you did your favorite stuffed animal? Or why mommy and daddy kissed but you weren’t supposed to kiss your brother/sister/cousin/insert relative… Read More Love is Love..
Bubbsy and Gracie (Magpie) came home last week and started school today. Yea I know weird but really, after living here as long as I have, which I only just realized is about double what I thought off the top of my head, the idea of going back to school mid July has grown on… Read More Back to School with Bubbsy & Gracie, and Bubbsy goes caveman with a dinosaur
My Dearest Joshua (previously known on this blog as Mr Smarty Pants thinks he Knows it all 16, and 17 yo ) There are times in a mother’s life when she cannot help but wonder by what grace of which powers that be she is lucky enough to be blessed with children of high-caliber and excellent… Read More A Letter to my Son on the Occasion of Becoming an Adult
You and I Passed by Me and You We all looked at each other. So familiar thee, said I to me, And you and you looked on in wonder. When we parted ways. Over the passing days, You and you there Me and I here Askew and slightly asunder. It was clear to see I… Read More Romantic Monday – That’s How it Goes
Welcome to the bright sunny room.. it is my favorite room in the house and I come here to read write and think. Sometimes I take a nap in the sunbeam while George snuggles up but mostly it is my place to be content and my own little world – away from my other own… Read More Painting Red; From the Bright Sunny Room
Oh it’s been a month of Mondays, or more I am not sure, since I have participated in Romantic Monday and I miss it and decided I would like to contribute today. I went to get the logo for the week over at Edward Hotspur’s,( he who inspired Romantic Monday and coordinates and has… Read More Romantic Monday – Lights Out Version
Wow, look at that… one day where an insane amount of money is spent on cards candy and um..oh, flowers. all in the name of getting lucky, laid I mean LOVE. In the name of love..with a capital L, as in Love So I thought it only fitting, Today’s Mental Moment … is about tax time.… Read More More Bang for the Buck – Valentine Mental Moment
I can not imagine a night, to look upon the moon as it gazes over the land That I will have to fight And I fear it comes too soon The joy that creeps in my heart at the magnificent site For no more will you be anywhere to gaze upon The moon I am… Read More Gazing at the Moon
A Long Trip Alone that was our song and we decided to make it together We forged out a life planned to be man & wife but you left me alone forever Pillow talk of being old the memories we’d make gold we lived and loved with fervor The horizon was where we’d… Read More Romantic Monday Horizon View; The Long Trip
the weight of want like chains upon my heart I long to break to leave behind not be twisted up at the mercy of a thought ruined by neglect in need of wanting and wanting to feel the touch of your hand feel your being with my own not defining me encircling us what is… Read More Romantic Monday with Passion; Love Released