More hurry, less speed

A repost from my old SFW blog, I was reminded of this yesterday as we went out to buy a new appliance. Long story, but the staff member who helped us was surprised with our patience. (And we had not waited long at all) Honestly, in this "new normal" with lines and "physical distancing" and …

Ego much?

Yesterday we had a conversation (again) about the selfishness of individuals in society, and how this is leading to anti-social behaviour, like mowing down a bunch of innocent people with a van, because we can’t get a date.. I’m not usually a huge fan of Freud. But I think his model is perfect in this …

Why Blog?

(Re-post from an old SFW blog) I know a lot of people don’t understand why people blog. It seems so ego filled. I can’t speak for everyone, but I can speak for myself. In grade eight, I discovered the written word. It took me so many wonderful places. I consumed every book  of fiction in the …

Recharge

Sometimes life is very complicated. I am a "sandwich" generation. I have many conflicting obligations. A full-time demanding job. Adult children with children. Elderly parents. A spouse. A few others.... All demanding my time and attention. Sometimes it just gets to be too much. I need to retreat. Into my head. Into my happy place. …

Burning Rage

Last night we burnt the last remanent of my rage. A year ago, I was not in a good place. My anger and hurt feeling bubbled up to all parts of my life. Threatening everything I held dear. I stormed. I screamed. I cried. I hit. I fumed. I brooded. I spied. I snooped. I …

Strange

Why is it that the pursuit of strange is such a aphrodisiac? I love the flirtatious beginnings of any "relationship". The building feeling of desire and need. My heart always jumps a bit whenever I see I have a message from a new admirer. Ohhhh, I think, here we go... and I climb into the …