https://youtu.be/vw5FyPIgaj0 On February 14th, 2018, there was a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 15 were injured and another 17 were killed by one of their classmates, who all-too-easily purchased an AR-15 assault weapon at a local gun shop. The video (link) above shows some of the chilling footage caught … Continue reading Gun Smoke On The Horizon, Hiding The Setting Sun
Ahhh, I look so relaxed in this photo, don't I? This was taken on the very first day of 2017. I took it myself, and the truth is this: I was anything BUT relaxed. At the time, I was dating a man who was on an extended trip to Italy, and he pretty much never … Continue reading But If You’re Willing To Play The Game, It’s Coming Around Again
Welcome back to Copenhagen. Let's start the second of my Danish blogs by taking in a mix of the old and new about town... Charming, brightly colored buildings abound. Stunning displays of modern Scandinavian design create an interesting contrast with the abundant historic structures. Reflections in Christianshavn, a harbor district that was founded in … Continue reading Flying To The Moon Again, Dreaming About Marzipan – My Trip To Denmark, Part 2
June 16th, 2017 5:45 p.m. Less than two hours ago, I was drowning. No one was around. I was paddling frantically, and each time my face barely broke above the surface, my mouth filled with dirty lake water as I attempted to scream or draw a quick, panicked breath before I sank back down into … Continue reading Far Out…What A Day, A Year, A Life It Is.
For spring break 2017, I took my daughter Lana and her boyfriend Michael on vacation. Another long road trip to Florida... I thought about going to California, but that is WAYYY too long to drive, and airfare for three people was a ridiculous price. Florida has the nicest, clearest water within decent driving distance. Besides, … Continue reading I Guess I’ll Pack Up My Mind
Yearly Recap ----------------------------- Hello readers! Time to say goodbye and good riddance to 2016, the year that shook me to the core and gave my country a ding-donging idiot for president (I DIDN'T VOTE FOR HIM). But it wasn't all bad. Here are a few of my favorite moments from the past twelve months... … Continue reading Oh So Much Ding Dong
Above -- reading on my big night. Dress: vintage from the 1970's, just like me...purchased from Pretty Penny antique clothing boutique, California. Glasses: KLiiK, Denmark. Hello, readers! I was recently the feature poet at Kollective Coffee and Tea in Hot Springs, and I wanted to share a few photos from that magical evening... 👆🏼Snippet from … Continue reading Bow From The Waist. Accept Your Kudos.