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…

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…

cookies made by kids

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…