Category Archives: Stream of Life

September 23, 2017

I hear the voices of little children in my head, screaming with terror, “Mommy, Mommy, what is happening?” I see the little white, well-fed girl and boy looking up at their mother’s face for confirmation that they are going to … Continue reading

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September 15, 2017

I woke up a bit before 4:00 A.M., startled out of my sleep by a picture in my brain that I could not quite make out. I realized I was seeing tiny worms, and they were tangled together, not so … Continue reading

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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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