Which I do I?

Overwhelmed.  Yep.  That’s me right now.  So many changes – happening all at once.  Some good, some not so good, some neutral. Let’s see, perhaps I should list them.  Oh, not for your benefit, but for mine so that I can see a little snapshot of what I am attempting to navigate: I am now … Continue reading

Welcome to the Jungle

Welcome to the Jungle

She plopped down right beside me. “I know you!”, she said, smiling.  “You’re Michele.” I’m racking my brain.  Let’s see … I’m in Creede, Colorado, a teeny, tiny little town I’ve never visited, sitting in a restaurant I didn’t know existed.  Now – mind you – I’ve been in some very “off the beaten path” … Continue reading

Diary of a Mad Menopausal Women PART II !!!

Diary of a Mad Menopausal Women PART II !!!

Perhaps I was only partly in my right mind when I wrote the Diary of a MMW Part I, because ohhhhh there’s so much more!  So many wonderful nuggets of information that should be, no … NEED TO BE shared.  TMI perhaps?  But of course.  Because let me tell you … everything about this stage … Continue reading

Musings on the Mower

Musings on the Mower

“I wish I lived, ‘BACK THEN’ “, my youngest daughter often blurts. “BACK THEN?”, I reply with a little “Are you calling me OLD?!?” in my voice. What she means, exactly, is that life seemed to be simpler, sweeter, less technical/digital.  And she is right, of course!  I’m really glad she notices the difference. As … Continue reading

Lyrical Lingu:  The Caliginous Night

Lyrical Lingu: The Caliginous Night

The following lines are not my own, however, I have pulled together song lyrics and have juxtaposed them into my own, free-flowing thought process … my own interpretative verse.  It is, in its entirety, lyrics borrowed from songs that have moved me deeply in relation to my own pain and internal struggles.  Maybe you, too, … Continue reading

Bully on your Back

Bully on your Back

Sssshhhh!  Listen …. Do you hear that?  Sounds like jeering.  Where is it coming from?  Sure feels up close and personal, but you look right, then left – just in case. There it is again.  Sneering this time – laughing that “AT YOU” kind of laugh meant to make you feel small and powerless – … Continue reading