Category Archives: storytelling

Yakity-Yak: Don’t Talk Back!

“Yakity-Yak… Don’t talk back!” Jerry Leiber + Mike Stroller Bikerchick got this one going for me… you know, when another person’s blog spurs you into writing as you didn’t know you had so many stories to tell? Talking to yourself … Continue reading

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SoCS: All or Nothing

I am glad I am sharing life with Mitchell… We have kittens for our anniversary present to ourselves, and it is not quite what we anticipated. We imagined they’d be in the bathroom for a couple days, then be able … Continue reading

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Friendship

The interview below got me thinking about what I want in a friendship. I’ve not put my conscious mind to it in ages… Mitchell is by far my best friend and he is also my loverman… and a man… not … Continue reading

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what is two hours out of your life?

its been a surprising two days. i was hit by a mack truck emotionally — NOT by my husband but someone who i was in a committed relationship with, a friendship. i was told that my angry emotions were unacceptable … Continue reading

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Tom Russell

Heartsick this morning over our cruelty as a nation. Where would we be without the ability to laugh, and the artists who tell the stories?

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Come Join Cherished Blogfest 2016!

The Cherished Blogfest is near and dear to my heart. Last year my blogger friends organized the Cherished Blogfest in which we talked about the most cherished objects in our lives; I wrote and painted about Buddha Ball. As a result … Continue reading

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The Circles, from a Crone’s Point of View

The Crones walked down the path to the clearing, and kicked off their shoes, which they left in a pile by the end of the trail.  They gathered amidst the tall redwoods, and lit a small fire, just large enough … Continue reading

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