Belize was phenomenal. I saw so many lovely sea creatures that I can’t wait to post about. Some of which for this first time ever! I seem to come back with more appreciation for myself too. It’s a nudge for self care so I can continue scuba diving and free diving. It’s interesting how caring [...]
The Horrors of Online Dating [and Entitled Men?] Part 1
I'm certain I'm not the only person who has experienced less than ideal dates after meeting someone on an online platform. lol. However, it never ceases to amaze me: the complete lack of tact and class of some folks... when I recall my own online dating experiences and learn of others' experiences too. I also [...]
Your whistle, trilling Carried from the kitchen to the couch I pause from reading My chef skills are lacking But I love your song.
Do you really, 100%, trust others?
Is it possible to completely trust another person? Maybe with some things but not others? People disappoint each other, unintentionally and on purpose, that is just part of being in relationships with others. I've been struggling lately with the extent of my trust in people (and it isn't a whole lot to begin with, mind [...]
How to know when it’s time to let someone go.
This is so important, and I've been working on it for a while. And no, I'm not speaking romantically, but I suppose these tips could fit with that situation as well. You know that feeling you get when there's just tension surrounding your connection with someone and you don't know why? Maybe it's lingering history, [...]
Partnerships Friendships Love thrives below and above. Though our footprints washed away We touched the sand (and likely brought some back with us). We changed this place and it changed us. I'm in love. Well, I have been for a long time. But I'm in love with my life that I'm creating. I'm in love [...]
Water lapped high Banks swollen, when we met lockets may rust With the flood You will always find me On lilac currents Lingering in twilight. Always
To Be Known
March sun, just warm enough my back to friendly hearth fire small town cafe terrace I order hot tea The waitress asks if I need any fixings You answer “honey” before I can say sugar or nothing This is how it feels to be known.
It’s my birthday
Photo by Ylanite Koppens on Pexels.com 32 years old today... where has time gone? I think I was dissociated for much of my 20s, but hey--- better late than never to become conscious and aware I suppose. Trauma, yay. But in all honesty every year since I've turned 30 has been the best year ever [...]
Breaking branches from their bodies You wanted to move your car And I feared for you as hair whipped around my face. Safely back inside with the power out We heated tea with matches Read by sepia sunlight. You covered me in a blanket Tucked the edges underneath me.