Clarity From Chaos: Free Yourself!

The Paradox It is funny how you can experience such joy and pride in one aspect of your life – like I did that day when three out of my four presentations went very well. And then there can be near chaos in another aspect of your life – like this woman trying to ease her way into my personal space. What is more magnificent about life is finding people who want to walk the course with you – seeing your flaws but loving you nevertheless – for however long

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Memories, Don’t Leave Like People Do

Why? Why Now? I did not think about my pursuer for a few days since her last message. At least not actively except for asking myself on my 45-minutes drive those early Fall mornings, “Why now?”  Trolling the memories that I held of her, I kept asking myself “Why doesn’t she just leave me alone?”  My annoyance grew as I recalled opening the new email from her and the sting of her words zapped me in the face. The first thing was her calling me Mrs. McPherson*. Why the hell that

Letting Go: Is It Too Late? A Short Story

Ghosts From My Past As many of you know, I’m a big fan of writing. I’ve loved it ever since I was little and have always found it a great way to relax. I often look for short story writing prompts and get carried away with my own story. So, I’ve decided to post a short story I’m writing that is very personal to me. I hope you enjoy. A woman is pursuing me. She will not let up. Try as I may to give her the cold shoulders, she


Letting Go: Easier Said Than Done

Frozen Trying To Let It Go? My granddaughter, who I lovingly named Kitten while she was still in her mother’s womb, has become famous at her daycare for her love of dance. The child most certainly has rhythm and she will move in time with any beat. From Beethoven to hip hop, this now 15-month old will sway, bop and shake her legs once the music starts to play. She started daycare about four months now and she has earned a new nickname – The Dancer – from the caregivers.