Standing Back to Back

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We stand together at the brink of December’s end. The year of 2017 is lurching, exhausted, to a close.  With a mix of relief and of trepidation I prepare to turn the last calendar page of 2017 to uncover January 2018.  I feel more than a bit hesitant to let another year in after the chaos we are preparing to sweep out the door. Continue reading “Standing Back to Back”

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Signs of Time

imageThings that remind me of my age:

1. Forgetting what it was I just went upstairs for.

2. Changing the radio station, again, because, “That’s not music, it’s just noise.” Then, stopping on a station that’s playing a song that I didn’t particularly like back in the 80’s, but at least I recognize it.

3. Feeling proud of the adults my children have grown into and wondering when they grew into adults. I must have blinked.

4. Wondering how in the heck I hurt my back while I was sound asleep.

5. Forgetting what I just went downstairs for.

6. Having a medicine cabinet that contains both heat wraps and muscle relaxants because I have the amazing ability to walk up with back spasms.

7. Forgetting what it was I just went upstairs for.

 

 

Away from Lost

universetangleSome days.

Some tangled problems

you leave behind

unsolved, unresolved

behind in time and in space.

Some days, you give permission

to walk away.

Some day you find you are free

then, you are found.

–UniverseCheck.

Photo Credit: Anita Bowen Photography