A little bird came into my life on Valentine's Day. She was found on the floor of a cage; her wings had been hacked with what appeared to be scissors. She had no tail and was ailing. Desperate to rescue her, she came home with us. Over the months, I have been in awe of... Continue Reading →
There is much angst out there on the inter-webs, and so many people spoiling for a fight. One blanket statement or offensive Meme and it begins. My question is, where does it end? I am exhausted by merely scrolling through the rhetoric. We live in dangerous times, and things can swiftly turn ugly. Why would... Continue Reading →
My darling daughter, I dreamed about you for an eternity before you arrived. Throughout each endometriosis surgery and treatment, the visage of you kept me going. IVF was brutal, and resulted in me being hospitalized for weeks, and hope was hard to find. After three disastrous cycles, I had no idea what to do next.... Continue Reading →
My friend wrote an articulate and heartfelt response to the following: 'You know what? No! Just no! I'm sick of this sentimental BS being shared around FB and people thinking it's true. I have been through, and had many friends go through, serious life changes. I have had friends battling ongoing or chronic health problems... Continue Reading →
Walking is magical! It is a free tonic for what ails you. I have walked through grief, depression, feeling lonely and lost. I have walked when I am happy, laughing with friends. Yesterday, I walked for a little boy called Archie. I met his beautiful mother at a kid's party a while back, and adored... Continue Reading →
A parrot with a villainous cackle! This is a heart-achingly real piece about how it feels to have difficulty with fertility. I found this Cube Test fascinating. This video, wow! Confessions of an introverted extrovert. A gorgeous dog with a butterfly on it's nose. Follow me on Facebook!
Some time back, I went through a hellish week. I hadn't endured such concentrated crap for quite a while. Unpleasant people from the past tried to sneak back into my atmosphere via social media, money that I was assured would be there to pay essential bills wasn't, and I was devastated by other events beyond... Continue Reading →
I had always loved felting, and longed to learn how to do it. It was one of those things you have a curiosity about, and throw on your bucket list. After twenty years of hankering, I finally had the opportunity to do something about it! There I was at the Gnome Convention in January,when I... Continue Reading →