who was flirting with me

cell-phone-1245663_1920.. Babe

Standing in line for a bite to eat I heard a friendly voice behind me call out, “Hey babe!”  I spun around with an expectant look on my face to see who was flirting with me, only to realize it was a younger man talking on the phone to his wife

How embarrassing.

Maybe I should just be grateful that I am still so optimistic.

Birth the passion

value reset

person holding a green plant
Photo by Akil Mazumder on

Prosecute the jury, burn the script, reclaim your soul from the emotional dictatorship you sold it to; birth the passion from within and build a value system based on your inner gyroscope. 

This was my answer when someone asked me what advice I would give to someone who feels worthless.

The Nest


My special needs son has flown the coup and doesn’t spend much time at home anymore.  He stayed long enough to launch him off to camp.  Dirty clothes and towels on the bathroom floor soaked with spilled bathwater, banana peels sloshed against the garbage can, dishes in the living room;

Feeling like a mom again.

– Anne Carlson –