Category: 2020

Hold On

Someone will show up Haul away trash, scrape the paint Put things to rights. Soon. ___________________________ Photo credit: Photo by Ádám Berkecz on Unsplash

Parboiled

Like millions of Americans, I’ve spent the day metaphorically washing my hands, making 10,000 trips to the sink to scrub off the stink and disgust of last night’s “debate.” The president showed up to the debate as a drunk heckler. The guy in charge… Continue Reading “Parboiled”

43 Days

I’ve clutched enough pearls to sink a ship. I’ve also gone so high when others have gone low that I’ve floated on the air stream with the birdies. We created a murmuration, which, for those of you unaware, is a spectacular sight in nature,… Continue Reading “43 Days”

Today in Kenosha

The President of the United States is in Kenosha today, the place where, several days ago, a white police officer grabbed the edge of a Black man’s t-shirt with one hand and shot him in the back seven times with the other. Before leaving… Continue Reading “Today in Kenosha”

76 Days

This is how I am feeling about the election. Like my tail is going to be lit on fire any minute. 76 days. That’s how long we’ve got. When my ballot comes in the mail, I’m going to put it in the safe. When… Continue Reading “76 Days”

Be Like the Fish

A fish can swim far Weave in reeds til blue moonrise Never take the bait

Today’s Gratitude Journey

Photo by Freshh Connection on Unsplash

I’m glad I’m not running for office, glad I don’t have to explain away my first boyfriend who belonged to the John Birch Society and drove a Jeep and tried to teach me to scuba dive which I couldn’t learn because I panicked in… Continue Reading “Today’s Gratitude Journey”

Ring In

If you don’t ring the bell, no one is going to let you in. You can wish all you want, rail against the injustice of the locked door, commiserate with all your locked-out friends, none of that will matter. The door will stay locked… Continue Reading “Ring In”

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