Category: Musings

Post-mortem

Scotch. Two glasses of Glenmorangie, the Scotch that I dove into during my trip to Scotland back in 2010, the year before I met my true love. Drinking two glasses of it, neat, at a nearby bar with my husband, letting it swiftly warm my belly and allowing everything to sit off to the side for the day after hell…

Right this second (now)

It’s been a while, you and your letters that all came together out of the broadness of my mind. Back when I’d just let my heart go onto keys and out would come bits of my brain and heart and memories and hopes and, well, you know the rest. It’s been a while since I simply released, let that control…

Gratitude Alert!

The bagels turned out freakin’ fabulous – and not any harder than making bread (literally 2 extra steps!). One was a bit bigger than the rest, heh, but dang they were tasty – especially with red onions, capers, and the homemade maple and fennel cured salmon we made from our annual Alaskan salmon CSA that we were savvy enough to…

A Day Without a Woman

In support of International Women’s Day and A Day Without a Woman, my offices will be closed and this blog post you see was written and scheduled on Tuesday for this Wednesday post. This day is not just about women – this is about all of us.

Creating My Top Five

So last week this photo above is how I was feeling. Infertility. Back Injury. My weight gain since the infertility battle began 2+ years ago. I was fucking angry, depressed, anxious, everything negative exuding from me. Pissed off a lot. Every time something emotional would occur, personally or for that matter, on the TV, my throat would swell up, feeling…

6 years ago…

Six years ago today you visited my blog! Since then, we’ve wandered the streets of Melbourne, played down on the peninsula at Indented Head, walked for hours along the Oregon Coast, eaten hot dogs and watched baseball in Seattle, road-tripped through Olympic National Park, followed the trail of Raymond Carver, drank wine and ate a whole lotta cheese in Paris,…