An Average Girl

She was a typical kind of girl, just an ordinary, run of the mill kind of girl. Nothing fancy, nothing elegant, simply her. She had a common job as a cocktail waitress earning her living at the usual kind of bar - serving men who treated her cruel. In her regular way she battled the … Continue reading An Average Girl

My Daughter–My Friend

  It seems only a few years ago, A tiny delicate lass - Burst into my life with a wail and a scream. Hello beautiful. Long in limb and tall in stature, All blond hair and curls tumbling down. Emerald eyes - a gazelle, a graceful beauty - Independent even then. Mothers and daughters share … Continue reading My Daughter–My Friend

What a Week!

It has been one of those weeks!  I am emotionally spent, worn out and ready to move on.  One thing I have noticed as I grow older is that all this upheaval is hard to recuperate from.  I know everyone has these days (weeks) where their best laid intentions tank and go right down the … Continue reading What a Week!

Imperfect… I think not!

The word “imperfect” contains all the letters to say to yourself:  “I’m perfect!”  So why do we all seem to judge ourselves so harshly?  I am especially hard on myself and have held myself back numerous times when I should have forged ahead and excelled.  Part of it is my personality.  I tend to hang … Continue reading Imperfect… I think not!

No Mud–No Lotus

Have you ever wondered about the pain that you have endured in your life?  Why do some people suffer more than others?  Many people stumble blindly through their life without a glance at anyone else’s pain or sorrow.  They are self consumed and blinded with only their own pain.  Other people seem to feed off … Continue reading No Mud–No Lotus