Category Archives: relationships

Now Is Absolutely Not The Time To Hold Your Breath …

This morning I awoke to the news that a lovely friend had died. This death was not Covoid-related nor was it entirely unexpected. But it still smacked me upside the heart. I mean seriously, life is stupid enough these days … Continue reading

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We Can Come Out Of This Bitter or Better: Preparing For The Resurrection

We can come out of this bitter or better. Those profound words were spoken last week by my friend Deborah Harbottle. And I’m quite sure no truer words could be uttered at this time. I personally have now completed week … Continue reading

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Is All This Isolation “Disturbing” You?

“Time is a great healer. But it is also a great disturber.” These intriguing words were spoken to me last night, during  a video chat with my friend JL. We were discussing these past two and a half weeks of … Continue reading

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Stay The Fuck At Home!

Okay, sorry for the foul language. I do have a potty mouth and believe it or not I do try to keep it in check, but not today. And not because of the Corona virus pandemic – that is what … Continue reading

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Why The Corona Virus Will Probably Make Me Fat

So here we are, wrapping up the first week of the Twilight Zone. Last Friday I was shopping for groceries and was astounded at the empty toilet paper aisle. Now, 7 days later, we have come to expect crazy. And … Continue reading

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Trying Hard To Get Untamed … (or How To Learn From Glennon Doyle, Be Still and Just Listen)

I have just started to read Glennon Doyle’s new memoir “Untamed” (out today). With my own memoir coming out in a few months I am obviously intrigued by how other women write theirs. But with Ms. Doyle I am also … Continue reading

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Is An Idle Mind Really The Devil’s Playground?

You’ve heard the old saying, right – An idle mind is the devil’s playground? Yes indeed, we are not supposed to be slackers. Ever. That puritan work ethic should ring in our ears loud and clear ALL THE TIME. We … Continue reading

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How Much Truth Are You Willing To Tell?

I haven’t blogged in a while. I’ve been kinda busy. Not too busy to write, mind you, just busy writing. Editing. Rewriting. Reading out loud and editing some more. And I am now happy (or would that be relieved or … Continue reading

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Don’t Say What You Mean. Say What You (Positively) Mean To Mean.

(Stay tuned – there will be a little exercise for you to complete at the end.) Words. Clever little things, aren’t they. Tiny soldiers of fortune, marching out of our mouths, waiting to do battle with life. Or ourselves. Ourselves? … Continue reading

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The Christmas Miracle (and Why Great Expectations Are Never A Good Idea)

  I have been a Christmas kid ever since I was, well, a kid. I love this time of year. The excitement, the festive feeling, the cheery smiles and the twinkle lights. The music, the decorations and the wrapping of … Continue reading

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