April Shit Storms

1. In no particular order, let’s get the proverbial wrecking ball rolling with taxes, shall we? Uncle Sam always makes an appearance after all. Taxes were overdue so my anxiety set in. When you’re working poor, tax returns are everything. They are proof that you are in fact poor, albeit trying not to be. They … More April Shit Storms

Over Mountains

Long distance love affair Romance novel of yore Bluegrass hillbillies & modern folklore Soldier of war Sanguine Knight Brave but sweaty Standing tall for the flight Victory memorabilia minted Collective memories in newspapers printed Promise land ashore Fruits of longing Cautious optimism for what’s in store Sweet somethings, shared vision Promise galore Voluntary encampment by … More Over Mountains

DoItYourDamnSelf

For 6 years my ex-spouse never allowed me to mow the lawn or shovel the sidewalk; two examples among many on his list of taboo. I wasn’t trying to compete. I thought it was good exercise and I have always loved the smell of freshly cut grass, being productive, getting outside. Besides, he worked with … More DoItYourDamnSelf