happy xmas

I have many thoughts circulating through my mind as I begin writing this. As I often do… Anyway, please do not allow yourself to become agitated by the term “xmas”. By using it in the title of this entry, I am not meaning to remove “Christ” from Christmas. Because let’s be real….Christmas is the celebration … More happy xmas

bells

I heard the bells on Christmas day Their old familiar carols play, And wild and sweet the words repeat Of peace on earth, good will to men. I believe one’s favorite Christmas songs say a lot about a person. Their perspective on life. The holiday season. Whether or not they’re optimistic. If they believe in … More bells

hate to be

I’m thankful for them, yet I hate to be a worry. This week at least two friends have asked if I am okay. They were legitimately concerned. Which means I am showing the outward signs of not being so. Here’s the thing……. I am fairly decent at hiding the down and outs of everyday life. … More hate to be

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

not yet winter

Lonely.  Icy.  Gray. It’s not yet Winter.  The season changes officially on December 21.  Yet it’s cold, literally below freezing outside my home.  So, it might as well be. I’m not sure exactly why, but Winter disheartens me.  I’m a bit afraid of it.  It’s unpredictable.  It’s dark more than it’s light.  It brings the … More not yet winter