steel wool

It’s when you wake up and realize you’re not anxious. Not really worried today. Just tired. Tired for no real reason and sad. Desperately sad because nothing will happen today. Nothing that will fill the void. Nothing that will bring back what’s been lost. Or what was never to be. It’s just a day. The … More steel wool

blue

A woman arrested. I saw the officers walk her out of the house. Four police cars out front. They escorted her to the police van. Which was in addition to the cruisers. My mind went inside the house. Does she have children? Did they see the arrest? What was her crime? Drugs? I witnessed it while running. … More blue

alright to be sad

My daughter and I cherish our Thursday nights and Saturday mornings at Fitness Boxing.  Our local YMCA offers a class, taught by a cool middle aged guy named James.  We’ve developed a fondness for James.  Perhaps partly because of our own personal James [my son/her brother].  Alas, James the boxing instructor could not teach our … More alright to be sad

kind of ironic

Last night I finished reading The Happiness Project.   I really enjoyed the book and have joined the Happier at Home 21-Day Relationship Challenge.  So far I’m keeping up with my New Year’s resolutions pretty well.   The projects I’ve set out to do this month are progressing well.  I’ve incorporated fruit into my breakfast everyday in … More kind of ironic