Bearing Witness to Me

Bearing Witness to Me

Witness to Survival Bearing witness to others’ stories helps me know that I can survive. So I watch, listen to, and read about others’ stories to see how they survived their abuse. Almost as important as surviving, is how they lived afterward. How they...
Tethered to the Old Thoughts

Tethered to the Old Thoughts

This piece I wrote in September 2021 during our RV adventures. We were in the mountains outside of Santa Barbara, CA. No cell service, no nothing. It was an interestingly isolating experience. And hubs was traveling for two weeks during that time. So I ended up living...
Reworking Life’s Puzzle Pieces

Reworking Life’s Puzzle Pieces

Life’s Puzzle Pieces Every human being is born with a foundation (biological, genetic, neurological, etc.) of who they will be as they grow. It’s like we are a vessel that contains the pieces to the puzzle that will be our life. Our life experiences...
Date Night, Interrupted

Date Night, Interrupted

Date Night, Interrupted My hubs and I went out for date night. We have been trying to find a place to attend bar trivia. We finally found a place. That place was packed! We ended up sitting at the bar. No biggie, I have gotten over my desire not to sit at the bar a...
Projecting Our Emotions Onto Others

Projecting Our Emotions Onto Others

I Am Projecting on You Oh, my dear readers, how I love getting emails from you all. And I respond as I did in my Finding Relaxation and Joy post. Another thought in an email caught my curiosity the other day.  I have been thinking about it ever since. You know...
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