relationships
Alone

Alone

Nope. I don’t like to be alone. Is that a crime??? Should I apologize for my need to be around the buzz of other humans? Should I feel like a lesser person because I draw energy from the energy around me? Is it wrong to be inspired by the simple sound of another person doing...
He Will

He Will

I thought I would be alone this Valentine’s. And the truth is, I panicked. I was a 44-year-old woman, with two special needs kids, living in the middle of central Pennsylvania – without a partner or my family, but always surrounded by friends. I would be lying if I said I never panicked. I would...
He Brought Me Sticks

He Brought Me Sticks

He brought me sticks. Might sound silly, but it meant the world when my world was crumbling down. I had just moved into town, away from a magestic mountain, acres of land, the beautiful barn, a meandering wooded trail… it only dawned on me around 10:30, the night before class, that I had already scheduled an...
Do Good

Do Good

Last night did not go as expected AT ALL. I wrote ‘ACTION!’ five years ago – and boy were things different five years ago… I had just acted in my first play. Something I never had any ambition to do. My family graciously watched my boys so I could spend endless hours pouring myself into...
Flawed

Flawed

  My boys are with their Dad this week. My ‘teens’ are back in school. The arts center is empty affording me a chance to get ‘caught up’ (as if!). I’m thinking back on what was the best and worst time of my life. I’m remembering each and every person who did things for me...
Never Alone

Never Alone

Life is strange, glorious, exhilarating and rewarding… excruciating, unimaginable, painful and real. But no matter which way the chips fall I consider every day a blessing, a lesson and an adventure – big or small. At 44 the silence of an empty home was the last thing I thought I’d ever ‘hear’. My friends, my...