A Small Promise Kept for Woman…

…a large promise kept for who-the-hell knows.  I swore this morning–like I have most mornings recently–that, if I accomplished nothing else today, I WOULD write a post.  So here it is:  DEPRESSION SUCKS.  I know it doesn’t  match the...

Moving Forward

Just when I thought I had a handle on things, I‘m pretty sure the handle just kind of broke. Or disappeared, like a ghost hanging out with Sam and Dean. One things I’ve discovered is that I get writer’s block. A lot. Days (ahem, like 14 of them or so) had passed...

Doing a Thing

Holy hell, has it been a minute. I’ve been walking around in a daze for the past week. I’ve done a thing. A thing I’ve never done before. A week ago Sunday, I finished payroll, doing my best to ensure “my people” would be paid correctly. I then called the...

Coming to Terms

A lady I worked with many years ago once imparted a great wisdom, whispering conspiratorially in my ear, “Life is so much better when I chose to be happy over being right. I’d much rather be happy than right.”   Sixteen years ago, those words tore...

The Measure of an Hour

It’s amazing what a week’s worth of real sleep will do for you. I took four days off and, oh-my-God was it good for the soul. I puttered a little; I visited old friends. I discovered what it was like to get a full night’s sleep. Nothing major happened over the week,...