Category Archives: Stream of Life

Doing the Laundry

Today is January 20, 2017, and at this moment, in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump is being sworn in as the 45th President of the USA. I need to do my laundry in town, since it is damp and foggy outside … Continue reading

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February 8, 2017

Yesterday, I put on clean clothes, and picked out a pair of earrings, long, dangling earrings that my friend, Marianne, gave me seventeen years ago, in Santa Fe, when I visited her on my way to California.  I rarely wear … Continue reading

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Staying Simple in the 21st Century

I suppose I must accept it:  my attempt to live simply in this 21st century is delusional.  Being part of these times seems so complicated, full of contradiction, and sometimes, just frustrating.  I am starting to understand all those folks … Continue reading

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Reading Between the Lines

Learning to read “between the lines” apparently takes a lifetime, although we all do this from early on; it takes a while to consciously do so.  It also takes some gumption to decide to believe what you see there, because … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Life and Death

The mystery of life and death, being in the present moment, seems, at times, so profound. I am writing, high from a couple of cups of red wine, using the energy from the battery bank a friend set up for … Continue reading

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Life, Death, Spring

Living life, dealing with death, keeping on in spite of it by getting out of bed to greet another new day, welcoming Spring, is always a mysterious blessing, in my book. At 8:00 A.M. Friday I decided to take Indie … Continue reading

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I Am Grateful

I am grateful for:  the brightly shining moon lighting up the dark, wintry, cloudy sky;   my warm single bed and my pillow between my legs, my nuanced imaginings, as I drift off to sleep, of holding you, instead;  my loyal … Continue reading

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Greeting the Dawn

It is still dark out; the dawn is near.   I spent the night drifting in and out of sleep, sitting in my favorite chair, watching and listening to programming on the Public Broadcasting Service.  I finally roused myself at three-thirty … Continue reading

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This Old Longing

The old longing has returned, the one that comes with the weather change from weeks of suffocating heat to cool mornings with overcast skies and gentle breezes.  It is a deep set longing for change.  I awakened with the desire … Continue reading

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Life at the Core

This is the first morning in several days I have not heard rain on the roof, thunder rolling, and lightening crack so nearby and loudly that it makes me jump.  Yesterday we were supposed to meet and have our memorial … Continue reading

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