mari-gold

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the quality of mercy

I sit here writing this post, surrounded by closets that are half cleaned out, with garbage bags strewn throughout most of the house, half filled as I sift through the fabric of my life. ...more

grammy fails

Life has been so busy for many months for me that I often feel as though I am in a whirlwind. ...more

slapping john

John has been sick. ...more

fake eyebrows

Maddie was standing watching me put on my war paint yesterday morning as I got ready for work. I was aware of her intent staring, the way a worm might feel (if it could feel), right before a bird pounces. Suddenly, she pounced.  "Grammy, are those fake eyebrows?" I stopped drawing my fake eyebrows on and laughed loudly. ...more

fake eyebrows

PMaddie was standing watching me put on my war paint yesterday morning as I got ready for work. I was aware of her intent staring, the way a worm might feel (if it could feel), right before a bird pounces. Suddenly, she pounced....more

waiting

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the saromony

It's been an eventful year for our family so far. ...more

of minion bondage

I have a new man in my life. ...more

remembering Thom

consciousness approaches slowly. as the morning light approaches the sky, she breathes softly next to me. the birds awaken and greet the dawn.. ....more