Category Archives: Random

Most of what I write is random, just stuff that pops into my brain, proving I have a brain and that it works in a random fashion.

Unhappy New Year Part Three 

Last October my youngest daughter, Debby, was blind-sided by her adored husband saying he no longer wanted to be married. He loved her like a friend and saw no reason they could not be roommates. She, sobbing her heart out, … Continue reading

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Unhappy New Year Part Two

In Part One I had written about my son and his family evacuating their home, my mother’s cat’s demise, and my mother’s death. Since then the house was red-tagged and now has been demolished leaving them “paying mortgage on a … Continue reading

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Talking Aloud in Silence

There is nobody here yet to hold and love, Alone in this room I wait.               For company who understands my hurt,  Knows how to both love and hate. We hurt for our losses … Continue reading

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In A  Night

Toss and turn too hot too cold  Breathing drawn in, sorrows untold Seeking solace, ease, peace, sleep.  Dreams arrive at last, burning deep Demanding the treasures be a sacrifice On an alter crafted of man’s every vice. In reaching for … Continue reading

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Unhappy New Year Part One

Before this year started we had plans for gathering at my younger son’s house on Christmas Eve morning, when all the grandchildren were available. We were looking forward to being there for the traditional breakfast and gift-opening for the children, … Continue reading

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New Year, New Plan

I don’t approve of New Year’s Resolutions.  Always reaching beyond our grasp we are nearly always doomed to failure. I hate failure. It encourages discouragement, self-loathing and a host of other dark emotions. Me, I prefer lightness and joy, and … Continue reading

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Year’s End, Year’s Beginning

This is the day for looking back and moving forward, hoping for better things and dreading worse, fearing stagnancy with no way out. I am determined to  grow – on the inside, not around the middle – to defeat fear … Continue reading

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It’s Father’s Day again!

I can’t believe I haven’t had time/energy/urge to get back to this site since before Christmas.  So many changes I didn’t get adjusted to one before another one struck. Struck?  Felt like it!  The one amazingly restful time was when … Continue reading

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Humbuggery

Life happens.  Ready or not hear it comes.  This past year has been a doozy in the realm(s) of family dynamics, emotional stressors, and  physical and mental weaknesses. I’m not better than a year ago, or still the same. I’ve declined … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Christmases Past

Magic, wonder, excitement, feet thunder Down the hall, you hear me call, Hey, get up! It’s Christmas! As I grow tallish I get to polish The forks and spoons, sing Christmas tunes Help set the table now that I’m able. … Continue reading

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