The Alexia and My Weight Loss

The greatest conveniences in our life also tend to be our biggest curses. It is so easy, perhaps too easy, to order something from my phone and then two days or less later, Alexia is telling me there is a package on the porch. Someone else took the time to get it, box it, transportContinue reading “The Alexia and My Weight Loss”

Smudging the Neighborhood

I had this dream the other night I was wearing this gorgeous multi-colored maxi dress running barefoot throughout my neighborhood. Nothing unusual about that right? Just me running freely like a wild child throughout the streets going by the houses I’ve lived around for the past 15 years. The fact I was holding burning whiteContinue reading “Smudging the Neighborhood”

Is There Really Only Death and Taxes?

There used to be this old saying that there were really only two things in life that were certain, death and taxes. Neither are particularly pleasant so I assume whoever famously said this was not happy with his tax Form 1040 results. Given everything politically going on in our government these days not many ofContinue reading “Is There Really Only Death and Taxes?”

Adrenaline Junkie Withdrawals

This was it. This is why people in horror movies walk blindly into a room they know doesn’t seem normal. It feels like being a mosquito in a trance for the light it knows is going to zap them but they go towards it anyway. Every cell in my body was screaming like a movie-goerContinue reading “Adrenaline Junkie Withdrawals”

The Middle Aged Sight Line

I was sitting in the chair getting my eyes checked when the doctor said I should consider readers. He said most people need them by the time they are 40 and I had clearly passed that at being 47. It was time though he softly said. Inside I was wanting to cry at this message.Continue reading “The Middle Aged Sight Line”