I recently had the pleasure of someone being totally honest with how they felt about me and telling me what kind of future they wanted with me. They didn’t want an actual “future” with me, per se, but they knew that our relationship was going in a certain direction and they decided to be honest […]


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “What a Twist!.” I sat at the window watching the rain hit the glass. It wasn’t very hard rain, just hard enough that it made that tapping noise. It was both soothing and frustrating at the same time. I preferred silence to the rain, but it reflected […]


Five minutes at a time. That’s what I’ve been advised to do. Take each day five minutes at a time. When you exit a relationship with someone for whom you’ve developed a great deal of strong feelings, a sense of grief overcomes you. In this case, I have a looming cloud of sadness that follows […]


Well, I’m alive. Sort of. Have you ever felt that weird phenomenon known as FOMO? “Fear of missing out.” Sometimes I experience this with people. Where you want to let someone go, but then realize, “Wait, but then I won’t get to _____” and fill in the blank with whatever deserves to go there. Parties, […]

Aquarius, the water-bearer

If a child is made in a lab, is it still a child?   with the increasing awareness about ALS, comes the increasing controversy among the Pro-Life movement. It’s known that ALS researchers use embryonic as well as adult stem cells. It’s a controversy because laymen are outraged that people are donating embryos to be […]