The backyard building door creaked its complaints as I worked the handle and pushed the heavy door open. I waited through the poorly placed Christmas decorations and falling over Halloween props to find my favorite lounge chair. It isn’t a chair made for cushiony comfort, but it’s made for sweet summer breezes and sun induced [...]
I couldn’t help myself from browsing the new racks of bras that the stores were displaying in all their bright and vibrant colors. I feel like living my youth with all the neon and mixed matched colors. I embrace the wearing of pink, green, and orange together. I did it today. However, I did find [...]
I had to go to the doc the other day. Nothing special, just the annual “check my girlie parts” exam. On schedule, I got a call from the office to remind me of the appointment. Without thinking after she asked if I would make my scheduled time, I said that I would be there with [...]
…sometimes the smallest things bring back the fondest memories.
It’s hard to say goodbye, especially when not given the chance. 8.22.12: The Day My Mother Died.
Picture: Rose on final trip home.
Like many people I know, we struggle with accepting ourselves. I’m no different. I’ve watched my body revolt and take charge of my life. But, September 21 of last year, nine months to the date, I reclaimed my life.
The echo of the ringing laughter still sounded in my head. The parties were over, and I didn’t have a relaxed muscle in my body. The wine in the bottle seemed to glitter under the soft haze from the Christmas candle on the counter-top. I work the cork screw into the brown particulate matter. [...]
12.15.11 Wait… is it nine or eight now? Do you ever wonder how the hell so many days can melt into the other? The empty tipped liquor bottles tease menacingly in the early morning rays hiding hints of moments slipped by. But, the computer whirs with half written thoughts proving that it wasn’t all [...]
Today is my birthday. I awoke with the whispers of my lover in my ear. His fingers trace the curves of my naked body next to his while the morning sun begins to break the golden horizon. Slanted rays of light dance across my skin. “Happy Birthday, Baby.” I struggle to wake from the midnight’s [...]