Fresh and New

I love to write in my journal. But my writing has been particularly vigorous lately. Like … physically vigorous. In fact, if handwriting analysis came into play, a professional might pronounce my need for an “I-love-me” jacket and a padded room during the past few months. Seriously. When I say writing is good therapy for me, I’m… Read More Fresh and New

Good grief

At some point during  the hundreds of hours of counseling surrounding my broken first marriage, my shrink once asked me, “When you cry … do you fight it?” Uh? I dunno. “I mean, do you tense your body, squinch your face and try to control it?” Yeah, I guess I do. Is there another way? The… Read More Good grief

Summer rain

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” ~Vivian Greene As I pull my blue truck around the corner, an enormous raindrop splats my windshield, and my heart begins racing. My reaction: Screw it. I’m going on a walk anyway. Although I’m on my way home, I… Read More Summer rain