Feeling Just Peachy, Thank You!

After having 2 kids and dealing with the mountain of stress that comes with every day life – especially in this COVID-age we are living in – the hormone fluctuations in my body has sent my hair screaming for the hills. Well, for every surface in my home anyway. I have tried adding Rosemary essentialContinue reading “Feeling Just Peachy, Thank You!”

Loss & Taxidermy

*This story is fictional. It is merely inspired by the Adk. Experience exhibition, which is real. That’s what good art does though. It inspires – Makes you question your feelings, your taste, and your overall outlook on things. Last summer I went to the Adirondack Experience in Blue Mountain Lake, NY and saw an exhibitionContinue reading “Loss & Taxidermy”

The Things I’ll Do For Candy and a Smile

Another Halloween season gone. And what a wet, rainy and almost miserable evening for trick or treating it was. Thank goodness for innocence, children, and my own powers of self-humiliate. I had one boy dress as a garbage truck driver, complete with the little garbage truck he wore around him with suspenders. The other boyContinue reading “The Things I’ll Do For Candy and a Smile”

The Start of Something.

When you’re in the labyrinth of the creation of your own reality, it’s hard to see through the mask you wear for others. The start of something new is always exciting, but how do you stop reinventing yourself when, every time you look in the mirror, you still see the same scared eyes staring backContinue reading “The Start of Something.”

Do You Want To Be Right or Do You Want To Be Happy?

My mother has always said this to me when I just couldn’t get past an argument in which I knew I was right, but I couldn’t get the other person to see that. I used to, and sometimes still do, HATE to hear these words of wisdom. Of course I want to be happy, damn-it!Continue reading “Do You Want To Be Right or Do You Want To Be Happy?”

Persephone, More Relatable Than We Think

With the days getting shorter and the dark days encroaching in this time of year, I can’t help but think about Persephone. I think about the way she has been portrayed throughout history, her symbolism, her abduction, her husband, her part in the changing of the seasons, and especially about… Her duality. This is somethingContinue reading “Persephone, More Relatable Than We Think”

The Thing That Goes Bump in My Head

MURDER!!! There I was, getting ready to put pen to paper and create something truly magnificent, when it came lurking from around the corner. I couldn’t breathe, couldn’t speak, I couldn’t even move in time to fend off the gruesome and bloody fiend that is…. Self-doubt. It never fails. I start to gain a sortContinue reading “The Thing That Goes Bump in My Head”