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My mother-in-law always reminded me of Mother Hubbard. Short and round, with her hair pulled up in a bun atop her head. Her face was wrinkled by time and hard work, but her smile was ever present…
My Forever Friend
Those sad eyes
When I have to leave
And your excitement
When I return
Working or at rest
You are right beside me…
My Feline Friend
You are aloof
On your terms
And never mine
You bring presents
From who knows where…
My 40-Acre Room
Roads snake through soft hills and valleys of green grass, dotted with trees; sentinels keeping watch. Flowers and decorations come and go with the seasons, but what is ever present is a sense of calm…
Heaven Holds a Piece of Me
You left and we weren’t ready
But no one ever is
There’s nothing to fill the vacuum
Of the life that you once lived
My human heart is broken…
OCD – Me and Food!!
***Disclaimer – This is not about clinical Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder which is a very real mental disorder.
If we are honest, I think all of us have a little OCD. Call it what you will – preference, habit – whatever – it’s there…
I listen to instrumental music when I’m going to sleep. It’s soft enough that it could be considered “white noise.”
I still catch bits and pieces of songs that I know, and somehow, the familiarity brings me comfort…
Listen with Your Heart
Do you ever get a tugging in your heart to do something? Most people do, but they tend to counter that thought with a myriad of reasons not to follow that urging.
“I can’t because…”
Do you feel a bit withered these days?
It’s been over a year since the rumblings about COVID started, and while I know that progress…