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Archive for July, 2013


12 Parts of a Summer Day

A cardinal song is my reveille: at rising summer dawn s/he serenades me awake with avian melodies from a dead tree.

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15 Empowering Things to Tell Your Kids (and Yourself)

In the summer of 2012, I was cracking up (not in a good way). I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. So I did both. Often. And intensely. Things were going seriously south. I was at my wits’ end, about to break apart. Luckily, I have enough life experience to know when it’s time […]

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I Had Forgotten All About Tootsie. Until Today.

I cried along with actor Dustin Hoffman in this interview on the driving force behind the movie Tootsie, and why he made it. He SO gets it.

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Anger Management

Ever feel so angry you want to destroy some/thing/one/place? I do. It’s rare. But it happens. I respond to injustice with that level of anger. I am incensed when someone/somemany with power takes advantage, uses, even crushes or kills someone/somemany who is/are vulnerable, just because they can. Because it feeds them in some perverted way.

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O Canada In Birthday Poetry

O Canada! A bright red cardinal sings Happy Birthday In morning mist.  

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