I love New Year’s Day. I love thinking of change, options, ways to be healthy, and ways to grow. Yes, I’m one of those resolution makers. I have to admit I don’t keep many of them. Or some, I’ve made and dropped and made again. So, in the long run, I’m keeping up. This year … [Read more…]

Inside Weather, Cloudy With a Slight Chance of Rain

In my head. I keep shaking it, trying to move myself out of the gloom. I think it’s the cold. Tomorrow, though it will rain buckets, and it’s going to be 80. Sweet. But printing goes on. I delivered cards to Heather’s today and restocked the shelves at Water Street. I’m getting ready for my … [Read more…]

moving forward

Our Wednesday writing circle at the studio is one of my favorite times of the week. I offer a prompt, we write for ten minutes, and then we share whatever has come out of that. Often for me it’s trash, nothing worth using. I am not a someone who can spin a piece of writing … [Read more…]

Draft 9/20/2014

“A lumbar laminectomy is also known as an open decompression and typically performed to alleviate pain caused by neural impingement that can result fromĀ lumbar spinal stenosis.” Her yellow skirt, draped long across scuffed boots, followed her into the waiting room where we sat in hard chairs drinking cold coffee, watching repetitive news on the television, … [Read more…]