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September 2016

Stranger at the Airport, Stranger in My Home – Part One

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Stranger at the Airport; Even Stranger in My Home   I make many of my own problems.  The adage “the road to hell is paved with good intentions” is accurate.   In January 2013 my husband and I took a dream trip to Belize.  We waited at JFK for our flight.  This trip was a big deal for both my husband Chris and me.  Chris is averse to traveling outside…

Speakeasy Retro

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Dinner with friends at a speakeasy style restaurant in NYC……………..the photos remind me of a time long past (have not posted pics of others since I do have not asked for their permission) …. ah, glamour lives on!

Ditsy Broad

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Ditsy ditsy ditsy broad NYC bound tonight Change your clothes Fix your hair Makeup makeup pack it on Not those shoes Not that bag Call an uber Hurry up Hmmm change that top Ugh Now fix your hair Hurry hurry uber’s here Darn Can’t fit my phone into this little purse Switching bags sir Just a sec Ok now Pop in the car Phew I’m done And it’s not far…

Prepared and OCD

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Prepared and OCD I’ve been thinking about the situation around my death for decades. Maybe it’s because I was orphaned young; maybe it’s because I’m weird. I’m not afraid to die at all. I did not want to die till my children were finished with college so as not to upset their equilibrium. But I’m a fatalist. And I’m good with God and myself, my journey. Oh. I’m not done!!!!…

Thoughts on Obama’s Legacy

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Thoughts on Obama’s Legacy I voted for him twice. I raised and donated twice. I am proud and grateful to our First Lady. Mrs. Obama has done so much for children and effected difference; she has been more of a leading, gracious yet accessible First Lady this country has had in a long time. We are lucky for her service. POTUS has disappointed here on the Homefront severely. Leadership starts…

The Swinging Door

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The Swinging Door Her snarky remarks Slam like a swinging door Bang Disrupting everyone’s peace Upsetting all in her presence Her gossip and neediness Constant griping and probing for information Slam shut Like the swinging door On any kind emotion One had for her Driving people away She’s clueless as to her thorny bristling personality She calls and seeks out company Those who know find ways to be too busy…

The Gloom

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The mood walks in I’m cheerful, up Hello sweetheart How was your day No answer Mm I know this tune He reads the mail Mumbles this and that But when I say “what” There’s no answer back It sucks when he’s like this It’s 3 days now Bipolar swings Knock me out Ka-Pow Won’t take the meds He likes the highs It’s his body, life..who am I To tell him…

Curiosity Killed the Cat

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Curiosity killed the cat That may be true, I’ve heard all that But there’s another that whacks the feline Her impatience, can’t wait for time Irritated, bristled, rattled, hurry up What’s the problem Please shut up Why are people so darn slow Kitty’s on the move, let’s go, let’s go Sh sh sh don’t say it outloud For them to hear Kitty quiet Patience dear Don’t isolate by being brusque…

Sometimes Friend

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Hey hey you my sometimes friend Here we are using us again Is it you Is it me Nice girls, us I’m your best best friend Sure Let’s watch it again and again When you need me I’m right here When you don’t No word, no call Where are you dear My sometimes friend Are you real I know you tell me how you feel You never ask What’s new…

Creeper

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Creeper creeper Comes in my room Likes little girls Slips in my bed Make some room   Nope When I was 5 And still so small A creeper came And took my innocence Left me to fall   So creeper creeper Now I’m 8 Now I’m 9 10, 11, 12 You’re my mother’s boyfriend Get away you men Cuz telling Mom won’t get me help So I will gladly help…