Bad Motives of a motherless child…

I sit in bed writing this with sleepy eyes, sipping coffee I screwed up and made too weak. I’m particularly tired because I’ve been up for hours after my sleep was unexpectedly interrupted. My sleep is frequently interrupted by an 80lb German Shepard who likes to be let out for a pee in the middleContinue reading “Bad Motives of a motherless child…”

Keeping it real …To fill or not to fill ??

I go through this thing every winter for the last few years now where I become fixated on the signs of aging I see on my face. Winter settles in, as do the deeper lines, and I think to myself maybe it’s time to do something about it. I begin looking into fillers, or maybeContinue reading “Keeping it real …To fill or not to fill ??”

Endings. Beginnings. And everything in between.

Out with the old ~ In with the new. Fresh starts, new beginnings, and some tough goodbyes. You’d think that would leave me plenty of stories to tell. Yet here we are 23 days into the new year and I haven’t written a dang thing. Not that I’d written anything the last few months ofContinue reading “Endings. Beginnings. And everything in between.”

High heels, a gun, and a bible

Some teenage girls have best friends and cliques. I had accomplices. Amanda, was one of my steadfast teen partners in crime. She and I covered a lot of ground in the years we ran together. At any given moment we found ourselves on one end of Long Island or the other and anywhere in between,Continue reading “High heels, a gun, and a bible”

Nothing quite like a Mother’s love …A slightly different kind of story about a Mom 🖤

Squeezing between bodies as I made my way to the back of the bar, I brushed up against a tall lean figure standing with his back to me. He turned in my direction and as I glanced up I found myself locked into the wild eyed stare of an infamous local legend. I stumbled allContinue reading “Nothing quite like a Mother’s love …A slightly different kind of story about a Mom 🖤”

🌕 Moonbeams✨Mythes & Madness 💫

I sit in the darkness of my yard. I’m grateful for the warmer air, especially since I fled the house with no coat. The rhythmic hooting of a nearby owl calms me. I am struggling to regain my composure, to slow down my racing thoughts. I want to disappear into the night but the fullContinue reading “🌕 Moonbeams✨Mythes & Madness 💫”