Log Jam

  My life is so crowded, It is jammed like an old dam, when the river runs faster than the narrow strait will allow. Ideas, like logs, get bottlenecked. Feelings move so swiftly, it is hard to know which one to let through first. Chores stack up like cordwood, all needing to be burned through, …

Be A Hero!

This is Buddy Lane. He's nearly 11 years old, weighs 12 pounds, and is a Chihuahua mix mutt who adopted me at a truck stop in Texline, Texas when I stopped there to buy gas and get something to eat. He rescued me on a cold, wintry day for purposes of stress management and love. …

Resting Is Important

Looking out the window into utter tranquility. Resting is important to all of us, especially in our go, go, go society where it sometimes feels like you only are recognized or feel validated if you can say you are SO busy. I remember a time when I was truly busy, but I was also adding …

Days and Stitches

Stitch by stitch, colors coming together in a mosaic of beautiful tints, a new row for each day. This time the days are tinted as temperatures and skies. One year, each day would have been all hot yellows, oranges and reds. Even the cool days that year were filled with the heat and longing of …