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6 Hearts

It’s February, and everyone is being inundated with reminders for Valentine hearts and candy and gifts and more. I used to be really hung up on getting a Valentine, but as I get older and a little wiser, I recognize that it’s not the gifts or the things that matter. Read more…

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…