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The Number That I’m Most Afraid Of

Yes.  There is a number I'm afraid of.  You read that right. It's 70 x 7. 490 literally. But I'm afraid it was symbolic, so it could be any number, infinity, or #asmanytimesasittakes. None of them an easy pill to swallow.  Or anything I can or really want to wrap my brain around.  For sure, not my… Continue reading The Number That I’m Most Afraid Of

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What do you think I should do?

There is one question I do not know how to answer.What would you do?Or its variation:What do you think I should do?Don't get me wrong.  I ask these questions myself.  Just this afternoon I asked the vet tech what I should do about scheduling Miss Sophie's spaying.  "What would you do?"  She didn't pause for… Continue reading What do you think I should do?

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Loving Through and Around and in the Midst Of

I looked down at where he was sitting.  "He died, you know." Mac looked away from me and then back again.  "Yeah, I know.  You told me." I stood there, thinking.  This person I love like a brother, sitting there, so lost and so out of touch with reality that he thinks himself untouchable, indomitable.  Were… Continue reading Loving Through and Around and in the Midst Of

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Expectations, Script Writing, and the End of the World

Today a wise friend shared with me this sage advice that someone shared with her. Well. I am a script writer from way back.  For as far back as I can remember I have plotted and played out in my mind how something should/could go.  I don't know when it started, it's just what I… Continue reading Expectations, Script Writing, and the End of the World