Composition of Your Signature

Composition of Your Signature

Jelly Belly.  That was one of many ‘sweet’ terms of endearment others used when teasing and taunting me in those oh-so-memorable pre-teen years.  Jelly Belly was the all-star nickname among several I was given.  While I thrived on the attention, my confidence lost its...
Seaside

Seaside

Somewhere between yesterday and forever I stand barefoot on this salt-licked shore Gazing out at crystal blue waters Read More Realizing all that surrounds me And all that I am Is the life I have been given And I smile a little Knowing its mine to adore Giving pieces...
In Life’s Midriff

In Life’s Midriff

My history is littered with remnants of unforgettable encounters.  Briefly written chapters with people who had a moment inside my four walls.  Some simply opened the door and glanced in.  Others seemed interested enough to stay awhile. A few abruptly entered without...
Peeling Off the Cling Wrap

Peeling Off the Cling Wrap

I realize now that nothing good comes from clinging to a stretch of yesterdays or to the broken pieces of ourselves. Or to people who walked away. Nothing of value is found by clutching tightly the pain of childhood agonies. Nothing is gained by harboring the hurt of...
X-Chromosome Opinions

X-Chromosome Opinions

I am supposed to be married.  I’m quite sure of it.  I’m pretty and fit… healthy and vibrant… I love animals, nature and children… I’m kind and I don’t swear… I rarely drink and have never tried illegal substances of any kind… I’m outgoing, personable, bright blah,...