She longed to live in a Broken home, she herself, was Broken. She rolled over and looked at the digital clock, taunting her on her bedside table. It seemed to flash 1:30 am ….1:30 am over and over, just to remind her that she only had 4 hours left, to try and get some sleep.… Continue reading The Monsters in Her Bed
She was leaning up against an oak tree, sucking on a long, slender cigarette. She flicked the ashes on the damp ground with her long, red thumbnail as she stared off into space. The memories of him trickled through her brain like a haunted stream, as tears floated down her cheeks. The breeze of the… Continue reading When the Willow Breaks
PRAYERS FOR HUMBOLDT Sorrow and sirens rang through the air, On that fateful night. Some parents lost their beloved boys, While others screamed in fright. The sport that makes our country shine That makes Canada so proud, We grieve in every Province now, Saying mournful prayers out loud. Phone calls no parent should… Continue reading HUMBOLDT
I am getting too old and cranky for technology. It honestly makes me want to punch a puppy most days. No, not really. I LOVE puppies, but you get it. I know you all feel the same way at times. You see, I come from a childhood where “technology advancements” meant dad didn’t have to… Continue reading WHY TECHNOLOGY MAKES ME STABBY
It is April in Alberta. Typically the tulips are budding, trees are showing signs of new leaves and there are birds, bugs and people everywhere. In my yard, there is now just over 2 feet of snow and there is a snow fall warning again tonight. Not happy. We are losing our spring and… Continue reading I’M FRIGID AND IT SUCKS
“You’re frumpy and old”, is what she’d been told. “You can’t do anything,” his harsh words would ring, Inside of her head and inside her heart, She knew she was strong, she knew she was smart. She made it her mission to prove he was wrong. She built up a wall, she sang her… Continue reading THE ESCAPE
A Peek Into A Mind with Anxiety 5:15 am-Alarm goes off, scares the crap out of me-Wonder what day of the week it is and why my alarm is so damn annoying-hit snooze 5:30 am-lay in bed and ponder a workout-alarm scares me again-try and make excuses to not workout. Do a quick mental scan… Continue reading A DAY IN THE LIFE-A GIRL WITH ANXIETY
THE DEATH OF A MONSTER The flash in her eye, the sting of her tears, The pain she has felt for the past 40 years, She stood at the casket and sighed in relief. He isn’t worth a short moment of grief. Now she can move on, the monster is dead, She can take back… Continue reading A Daughter’s Ode to Her Abuser
So, as I am a new public writer, I have been searching the net looking for ways to “get out there” and make myself known…to people. I am not a really good “people” person….in fact if I had the preference between going out with a bunch of “people” to have fun til after 10 pm,… Continue reading DOES BLOGGING MAKE YOU VULNERABLE?
I QUIT WRITING! You read that correctly….I QUIT! I am not a quitter. In fact, I am typically the opposite of a quitter, if that makes any sense. I tend to work hard to surpass my tasks and goals, and actually overdo things, rather than quit. If I have an assignment at my full time day… Continue reading I QUIT WRITING!