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Despair by Matthew Pullar: Delight in Disorder Tuesday

God, my soul is thick with dread

And muted tears,

Sinking deeper with every step I tread

And losing feeble years

In silence.


Heavy drags the weight of days… 165 more words

Spiritual Reflections

The Aerial Silks Experience

Cost: $20.00

Remaining Budget: $405.81

I don’t remember the instructors name because I was FREAKING OUT when she introduced herself. I didn’t think about the fact that aerial silks would take me off the ground into high places until I walked into the gym and saw people up 20 feet in the air. 850 more words


Without Weakness: Lessons in Taxidermy

I’m of the mindset that if you’re a woman and you’re talking about a health condition you’re facing, it’s legit. See, I’m not saying men don’t get sick. 491 more words

Book Recommendation


In the 1950s psychological theories of identity and ‘attachment’ were still under scientific investigation. They were not yet a real issue in ensuring the health and moral development of the child. 1,021 more words


Bread Crumbs: Retracing Early Footsteps

I knock softly, enter her room, and find Doris subdued and teary-eyed. This is not the same, jovial lady who usually greets me with good cheer and a hearty laugh of welcome. 646 more words



This is the most beautiful photograph I own of my brother Michael, gifted to me by his wife a few months after his death on March 1, 2004. 728 more words

Creative Writing


This is written in response to Bumblepuppies prompt on Blacklight Candelabra. I’ve linked it to the Daily Prompt because it’s far more interesting (to me). 512 more words

Daily Prompt