Tag Archives: humans

But that kiss

There are moments in life where you have physical contact with another human and it sears you to the bone, sometimes dropping you to your knees. Those moments of energy exchange that are so intense, you remember them forever. What … Continue reading

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The Tempest

Unexpectedly, one of my favorite paintings right now is J.W.Waterhouse’s “Miranda – The Tempest.” Google it, I’ll wait — yeah, it’s good, right? I love the lush colors, and the imagery is stunning. Waterhouse is mostly too melodramatic and maudlin … Continue reading

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Meet me halfway

25,085 words and I’m behind on the word count but still halfway there; NaNoWriMo 2018 is kicking my ass in the best possible way. What a glorious distraction from the tragedies and heartbreak of everyday life, and from the blood, … Continue reading

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Mangy guardian angel

The veil is supposedly thin at this time of year, and perhaps that’s why my dreams have been so strange and intense lately. Not bad or scary, just active, and emotionally intense. I wake up exhausted but kind of refreshed, … Continue reading

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Retro happy

Time for a musical interlude, and yes after reading terrible news and seeing sad things, it’s time for some cheesy retro happy music. SOTD In A Letter to You – Eddy Raven Hold My Hand – Hootie and the Blowfish … Continue reading

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Unlabeled

Even now I hesitate to say the words. I don’t want to give form to the nebulous, or power to the label. People have such preconceived notions about mental health differences, but the bulk of responses are not anything I … Continue reading

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The great divide

When someone won’t hesitate to use violence, to wound or kill you, it’s impossible to have a meaningful dialogue.When someone is determined to make you think like they do, whether logical or not, sometimes they will stop at nothing. And … Continue reading

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World Naked Bike Ride 2018

Humans are messy and amazing, and this is my favorite event to celebrate that. I went topless for it this year, because in this time of political divisiveness and hate/fear I felt the need to make stronger statements about freedom … Continue reading

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The fundamental interconnectedness of all things

I’ve been reading a book that makes some very interesting points about human connection. What’s fascinating is the concept of connection as they present it: Do we really feel lonely and craving an emotional or romantic connection, or is it … Continue reading

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Auto rewind

My friends say such wonderful things to me, but is that the tape that plays over and over in my head? Of course not. That soundtrack has turned out to be the most difficult thing to change. And how do … Continue reading

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