winter blues poetry

My joy in winter

In the winter, most people suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder. It’s a real thing, and I’ve actually experienced it, I’m sure. But there’s one piece of winter that does everything except make me sad. In the dead of winter 2005, I gave birth to my first love and first child Read more…

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Go Mom: 2019

A new year, a new me. Seems cliché, right? I know, I know. Over the years, and as I’ve grown older, I’ve learned that New Year’s Resolutions in the traditional sense often set us all up for failure or disappointment. But I’ve also learned that setting an intention or goal Read more…

Cold Days (A Poem)

We’ve been snowed in, as luck would have it, since Saturday. I write this post on a Wednesday. In the time that we’ve been dealing with the snow and ice (yes, it’s NC so there’s generally ice involved), we’ve had multiple things happen: My work didn’t stop – I always Read more…

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Let it Go

It is pretty much 100% out of character for me to let go. As strange as some of the people who know me would think it is (most people think I’m laid back and chill — hilarious), it’s imperative that I be in charge of almost any situation I’m in. Read more…