Category: Classic Post

Surprisingly Enjoyable

Before I dive right into this, I want to speak directly to my male readers. Gentlemen, I appreciate and respect you, and I’m so pleased that you choose to read what I write. I don’t usually write about gender-specific topics as I see most of our human conditions […]

Fuel for Life

I wake up disoriented and disappointed by the day of the week. It’s not, as I’d hoped, the weekend. It is, as I suspected, a workday. My mind immediately begins to seek out a good reason to be optimistic, a good reason to get out of bed, something […]

This New Year’s Eve

It’s funny how time changes our perspective. When I was young, New Year’s Eve was typically a bit of a downer. I’d go inward and review all the things that had not happened that year, all the goals I’d set and then left there, dusty and unaccomplished, in […]

It Goes On

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” ― Robert Frost Life should be forced to mirror our own grieving hearts. When we’re aching from loss, no birds should be allowed to sing and the sun should be banned from the […]

Online Living

Last week I took a 24-hour break from social media. Now for me, this is pretty big. I actively post on three sites and a few others less often. I dream about posting; I dream about having my Facebook page liked or unliked; I dream about gaining Twitter […]

Squabbling Over a Seed

At dinner the other night, my auntie and uncle told me about their recent experience of watching one sparrow brutally kill another. It reminded me of this post I wrote a while back. The backyard was full of twittering birds. All three feeders were full of seed, and […]