Mother’s Day

What does being a mother mean to you?We all came from a woman,We may have been raised by the same woman,And we all have to leave that woman at some point in our life, Sometimes at birth, sometimes later in life, sometimes she leaves us, For whatever reason. Relationships are hard and complex and riddled with expectations,AndContinue reading “Mother’s Day”

2018 has been real.

I sit in a hotel room in Mississippi and I reflect on just how “real” 2018 has been. We are here to celebrate a 110th birthday. Unreal that some should live so long and my Dad started losing his mind in his early 60s. Life is funny that way. The end of this year didn’tContinue reading “2018 has been real.”

He is free. He is free. He is free…

And so begins the long journey home… I wasn’t due to make a trip north this Christmas. I wasn’t due to see the snow. I wasn’t due to travel. And I knew the next time I did venture home, would likely be to say a final goodbye. So here I am, on my way toContinue reading “He is free. He is free. He is free…”

That guy didn’t break your heart; your EGO did.

I don’t believe Cavewoman had the luxury or time for heartbreak. Heartbreak is often caused by rejection and betrayal, and I’m not so sure that can exist in a community that shared everything – including food, shelter, children, and partners. In a time before possessions and property, where every person does their part to contributeContinue reading “That guy didn’t break your heart; your EGO did.”