Balance Beam

Heel to toe, heel to toe, arms spread wide for balance I walk the tightrope, wobbly at first, then I am stable. Until the wind blows, not sideways but from below. It is so far down. So far. Right. Left. I teeter on the edge and start to fall. My right foot catches....

Writing Again

It’s been a rough and glorious year. Rough, because a divorce that was imminent and nearly inevitable came to pass. Several unanticipated things came with it, including drama with my children, my dog, and of course some of my friends and family. There was other drama...

Labor Day

Labor Day It’s the first Labor Day when I have been working a day job in quite a few years. Well, I did work at a museum. But it wasn’t quite the same. I king of set my own hours, and I was so passionate about what I did, I almost would have done it for free. I’ve...