A Graduation Unfulfilled

A Graduation Unfulfilled

I have been an emotional mess this last week. I can’t necessarily pinpoint why. Maybe it has just been a while since I’ve had a good cry.  Maybe I have just had terrible PMS. Or maybe it’s because I’m just overwhelmed.  Michael would likely say “Holy PMS, Batgirl!” ...
Flickers of Charlie

Flickers of Charlie

I have always been a sucker for a good movie, a tear-jerker with lots of dramatic twists and turns.  It used to be that it was like my own emotional catharsis, to laugh and cry through someone else’s life experiences. Then the movie is over and your “normal” typically...
We Are All on the Edge

We Are All on the Edge

I have been a yogi for almost 20 years (Dude, I am old!). I started practicing when I was 18 in between high impact cardio classes and running on the treadmill. I actually detested yoga the first several times I tried it, my body wanting to jump out of my skin and run...
The Virus has Arrived

The Virus has Arrived

It’s no secret we’re all dealing with our own individual struggles these days in the face of the Coronavirus. Every country, family, and person in the world is somehow being affected by this pandemic. And while I once thought, Ethiopia would be spared.  The country...
Honoring the Struggle 

Honoring the Struggle 

Truthfully, I have hesitated to write about anything as it pertains to Coronavirus.  It’s not because it isn’t on my mind. It is always on my mind. It’s because I try whole-heartedly to write about my life experiences and the experiences of vulnerable...
The “Wait and See”

The “Wait and See”

Tomorrow, April 4th would have been Charlie’s Carnival. The weather is forecasted to be absolutely divine. The mounds of t-shirts Michael and I poured over are sitting in boxes, the prizes for the carnival games, sand buckets, shovels and chalk are all waiting to be...
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