Love and pain, beautiful and heartbreaking. Truth. These are dancing words. Poet Neil Hilborn shared his emotional dance with the world. Now around the world people are nodding their heads with tears and cheers for his piece about living and loving with OCD. Neil Hilborn performed ‘OCD' in June during the individual finals at the 2013 Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam. I haven't been a fan of poetry, but this piece… Read More »Poet Neil Hilborn “OCD”
I love the way the warm chocolate catches the light as it cools slowly from the oven. My husband makes the best chocolate chip cookies. They are golden brown, crisp on the edges, yet still soft and perfect in the middle. My mouth always waters waiting for them to cool down as he moves them from the cookie pan to the plate. It’s a treat, this loving thing that he… Read More »I am more than a number or a cookie
I knew something was different that day. I wasn’t sure what it was, perhaps the weather was about to change again, perhaps there would be snow. Yes, that would be a welcome change from this hot and sticky air. All day I went to the window and looked out and waited for the dark skies to come and bring the fantastic feathers of cold down and soon the green sticky… Read More »Perhaps today will snow
I know that posts haven't been as regular as they should be. I've just been a bit tired and distracted. Call it the holiday blues, the winter slow down, stress, or whatever name you want to give it. I've just been tired and distracted. Many of my readers know that I have Chronic Lyme Disease. I have this strong belief that the more you focus on being ill, the sicker… Read More »Holiday Stress and Lyme Disease.
When I was little, I loved Snoopy and Charlie Brown. I looked forward to the holiday traditions of watching Snoopy and the gang remind us of the importance of being kind, looking out for each other, and the true meanings of the holidays. Sadly this year I didn't want to watch The Great Pumpkin. Maybe it was because our children have all become too grown up or too busy to… Read More »Childhood Memories – The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown