BREAK SOMETHING

I had a breakthrough today. I’ve had it coming for about five years, and today, finally, I had it. I sat in a room with my ex husband and I looked at him without anger. I looked at him without a taste of bitterness in my mouth, my jaw ungrimaced,  my arms uncrossed, and my brow relaxed. I … Continue reading BREAK SOMETHING

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UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Loose ends. Lack of closure. Abandoned home repairs. Partially completed projects. Half finished dirty dish piles in the sink.  A stack of papers graded but not entered and sitting on my dresser in between piles of (probably) clean laundry. Boxes stacked precariously in makeshift pillars in corners and blocking doorways. Tax information collected but not … Continue reading UNFINISHED BUSINESS

THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE

Guess who’s back, back again? Bonus points if you can spout the next lines. Super bonus points if you can name that artist. Super super bonus points if you can change the lyrics to match my story. . . I’ll give you a hint for the theme, It’s pretty fucking happy. I’m back from Africa … Continue reading THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE

(I’M FEELING) HAPPY

I leave for Africa today. Gulp. By Tuesday evening I’ll be staring at a sky full of stars in the southern hemisphere. Holy.Shit. I’m not even going to pretend that’s not blowing my mind a little.   My heart is bursting at the seams. There is light shining out of my face. Out of my … Continue reading (I’M FEELING) HAPPY