100 Words Talking To A Friend

Can I call again? Of course. Sometimes when a friend calls they don't need advice. They need you to listen and reassure them that they aren't a bad person for setting boundaries. You listen and speak when called. You listen and don't insert yourself. You listen and when you expect that the process will begin … Continue reading 100 Words Talking To A Friend


100 Words Sitting in my Study

There is no air-conditioning in my sanctum this evening. There hasn't been air-conditioning here for two weeks. While living in Florida as I did five years ago would have made this experience a new level of hell and I would have had to flee with Luke for a cooler desk upon which to procrastinate; in … Continue reading 100 Words Sitting in my Study

Change Our Constant Companion

Monday, Change did not come. Tuesday, Change did not come. Wednesday, still no Change. Thursday, Change briefly stopped in. Friday, Change sundered in and flipped me the bird, which was totally unnecessary. I didn't doubt Change would come. It had been humanity's companion. Photo by Alexas Fotos on Pexels.com When I was born in Pennsylvania … Continue reading Change Our Constant Companion

New Year – New Reading Goal

Since 2012, I have been taking part in Goodreads Reading Challenge and in that time I've only complete the challenge twice (2016 & 2020). This is far better than my attempts to write 50,000 words in a month and complete National Novel Writing Month each year. (Hint: I haven't finished once.) The Mega To Be … Continue reading New Year – New Reading Goal