Lacy Reflection in the Powder Room

Unpaid Coronavirus Holiday Art #2

When my grandma was still alive, I used to go and stay at her house sometimes in the summer.  I always slept in her room. Those summer nights, her bedroom was always filled with yellow light from the street lamp but it was filtered through her lace curtains.  I would fall asleep looking at the … Continue reading Unpaid Coronavirus Holiday Art #2

anxiety and depression, panic attacks, attacking anxiety and depression

Review: “Attacking Anxiety and Depression”

In my posts Uh Oh, Fear and My No-Medication Journey to Emotional Health and Well-Being, I briefly mentioned a program called Attacking Anxiety and Depression. When I wrote those posts, my assumption was that this program no longer exists, considering I used it 20-or-so years ago. Along with a workbook, it came with cassettes and … Continue reading Review: “Attacking Anxiety and Depression”

Flower in Jamaica 2

Unpaid Coronavirus Holiday Art #1

  Well, as long as I'm home I might as well keep working on my goal of becoming an awesome abstract digital art maker.  As of about five minutes ago, I'm now down to 1/6 of my clients.  This will probably last at least through March. I'll use this time to work toward a possible … Continue reading Unpaid Coronavirus Holiday Art #1

Drama Queen

Drama Queen

DRAMA QUEEN   She isn’t “dramatic” She is struggling to be heard   Pain and pleadings Desires and desperations Roll through her like a tidal wave on a river       So much explosion, no where to explode . . . to   Like water, expression seeks its own level Like water, need finds an out … Continue reading Drama Queen

1st Post-COVID Dance

1st Post-COVID Dance

      My American Tribal Style dance troupe suffered a great loss even before the pandemic.  My mother died in 2018.  It took her 24 days to pass, in hospice.  It was the most stressful and odd time in my life: waiting for someone to die, someone with whom so much had not been … Continue reading 1st Post-COVID Dance