Month: July 2016


A Little Song, A Little Dance, A Little Inappropriate Humor Down Your Pants!

From the archives . . . I have IHS: Inappropriate Humor Syndrome.  During my annual physical, my doctor asked me if I was sexually active and I said “You mean with someone else?” I made him uncomfortable.  That’s what I do when I get anxious.  When things get weird, dark or rough around the edges, I […]

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Whose Story Are You Writing?

It was summer and I had stayed out late with friends, listening to live music and drinking wine in a cool glass.  By the time I got home, the clock was in single digits again and my backyard lights had turned off.  Yep!  I still got it! It was a great night for many reasons but the highlight […]

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The Magical Land Where Real Lives.

A long time ago, in a magical land (I’m talkin’ a waaaaaay, waaaaay long time ago) I lived happily with no self-criticism and no desire to be perfect.  Those things didn’t even cross my precious mind, and I actually thought I was okay just the way I was . . . Better than okay.    The […]

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What Happened To The Rules?

From the archives . . . There are going to be times in your life when you find yourself feeling a little less safe in the world, a little less sure of the rules of the game.  Maybe you lose a job, your kids leave home, a loved one becomes ill or retirement looms and your day to day circumstances […]

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Are You Hiding Your Creative Side Out of Fear?

I’ve been writing about my feelings in notebooks and on scraps of paper since I discovered crayons were good for something other than decorating white walls.  Translating what’s in my heart and putting it down on paper has been my personal therapy for as long as I can remember.  I have hundreds of poems, stories and […]

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