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  • Smashing resistance

    September 16, 2020 by

    Ok, may be not smashing, maybe not even acknowledging….in fact more like running the other direction only to have resistance circle around and smash into me again. Then to have the newly recognized resistance pair up with an old one, build more strength and smash into me again. That’s been my month as I grapple… Read more

  • Marginalized

    September 11, 2020 by

    Every.single.time I hear a story about the Suffragettes I am awe struck with admiration. I love when their life’s work anniversary comes around and people remember. It’s not just the decades on decades, they persevered to legalize the women’s voting rights; I am awed they never let opposition presented as criticism, hatred, and even brutality… Read more

  • Letting Go

    June 29, 2020 by

    It feels like a different world since I wrote mid-March, doesn’t it? We must be existing in an alternate realm, all having to navigate something new, sadly let go of something valued, but hopefully discovering something surprisingly good along the way. I wonder if there is a formula for knowing when it’s time to let… Read more

  • Calming down

    March 19, 2020 by

    Two journaling activities come to mind during this time of inner and outer chaos. Neither originated with me. I found them both an interesting process and useful for slowing my worries by giving me clarity and a plan of action. The first, Structured Writing *activity, has saved me MANY times at 2 AM, as I… Read more

  • Old Shit

    March 15, 2020 by

    I have been slowly going through decades of photos, memorabilia, and very old journals. You just read the intro to a journal from 1974! If you have followed these posts, you may be getting insight that I am in the ‘at risk’ age group for CoVid 19; I prefer not to say old! In days… Read more

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