Joyful Girl with a Joyful Guide

I do it for the joy it brings/cuz I'm a joyful girl/cuz the world owes me nothing/we owe each other the world/I do it cuz it's the least I can do/I do it cuz I learned it from you/I do it just because I want to/because I want to....~Ani Difranco ...more

Meditation Can Save Your Life

This post will be about meditation, eventually, but first I need to address the F-word again, so back to Fear we go.   ...more

A Recent Little Lesson in Moderation

Funny thing, I've been having a Freudian slip-of-the-mind as I thought about writing this next post - envisioning the title, I kept substituting the word "mediocrity" for moderation.  This is interesting, because I think I may have a subconscious fear that moderation does lead to mediocrity, or at least that they are somehow related.  <!--break--> ...more

I've Been Afraid Almost All My Life

"Years go by, will I still be waiting, for somebody else to understand?/Years go by, if I'm stripped of my beauty, and the orange clouds raining in my head/Years go by, will I choke on my tears till finally there is nothing left?/One more casualty, you know we're too easy, easy, easy"~Tori Amos ...more

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