time makes you older

I had it in my mind to write it all down last night. I opted to snuggle down, hanker down, hide under the blankets with my boyfriend last night instead. And in the safety of his arms, I knew I could write about this today. Yesterday morning was a seemingly ordinary day. I love my…

don’t worry. we’re all a little messed up.

The buzz word is “triggered”. When used with the ‘ed’, it’s become a slander; a mocking reference to someone’s mental state. “Triggered”. But triggers (with that emotional ‘s’) are a cruel, impending set of circumstances that leads you back to where you once were, and changes the trajectory of your day, or night. Or weekend. We’re all…

What’s in a name?

Remember when Phoebe changed her name to Princess Consuela Banana Hammock? A bunch of years ago, I changed my name to ‘Care’. A friend shortened it. Sometimes my Mom called me it. But suddenly, I’d taken on something totally different. A totally different person. And I developed her into a thing. A brand. An identity….