Self-soothing in 2017

Self-soothing in 2017

When I first awake, I am happy, whether sun is streaming in the window or rain is pattering on the roof. But then, as my brain starts to whirl, I remember that a reality TV star who might be mentally ill has the nuclear codes. I ruminate how he is filling his cabinet...
Pledge for a Frantic Activist

Pledge for a Frantic Activist

So I called some senators. I knitted a hat. I’ve marched, signed petitions, and typed a jillion angry emojiis on Facebook. I can’t keep up with the news, real or fake. It all feels like Whack-a-Mole politics. Idioms that used to be metaphoric are now literal: my head...
Cave Woman

Cave Woman

This post is a flash memoir piece which sprang forth from the November 18 WoM writing prompt. Daylight Saving Time is a reality that I love in March and hate in November, when I go from the Duchess of Delight to the Dragon-woman of Doom. The missing hour delegates me...

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