Unrealized Abandonment

I was once told that I have abandonment issues stemming from childhood. Wait, what? How? My parents were always there for me; no divorce; no one left me. But I didn’t know that there is more to abandonment than just someone leaving.  In enduring the incest as a little girl, I was abandoned. It’s hard … More Unrealized Abandonment


Now A Grandma

It’s official – I am a grandmother. Something that has brought me such joy and yet such anxiety. My son and my relationship is no longer estranged. We by no means have the relationship we once had, and may never have again, but we are in contact at least. Texts on holidays is really all … More Now A Grandma

Masks vs. Reality

Have you ever noticed there are people in this life who only like you when you’re all happy happy joy joy? But heaven forbid you display something else, feel something else – well then you just aren’t as much fun to be around anymore. So then what? Be yourself but end up feeling empty and … More Masks vs. Reality

Caught Up In The Bad

“Hell on earth. I’d seen slivers of that place myself, seen its flames flicker.. seen evil intentions…there’s a little bit of hell on earth, and you never know when you’re going to see it next.” I read this passage in a fictional novel over the weekend and did it ever stand out to me! It … More Caught Up In The Bad

Unsent Letters

I recently re-read a few of my Unsent Letter posts and it is amazing how well words tumble out when we can just be openly, blatantly honest. I don’t even remember writing some of it, but the power of coming back to my own words, well written words, can be uplifting. It’s good to remember … More Unsent Letters


Today my blog reached 600 followers and I can’t even begin to express how much that means to me. When I started this blog, I didn’t think I would reach even 10 followers. I just couldn’t imagine that anyone would care about my life and inner-thought ramblings. But then people started following, and they started … More 600 followers!