Blending

Just a thought I had today. “This man has given me more smiles and more joyful moments in one month - than the two men I dated in the last two years.” Maybe it’s because we don’t actually see one another. I mean - if ever there was a gypsy, it’s me. Colorful and disorganized. …

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The dream and the missing piece.

He called me today. And we said lots of things. He told me he was sorry he hurt me, And it only made me love his heart more. I know the words were genuinely spoken. I told him that I understood. Because I do. Water flowed from my eyes while I pictured - a child …

Thoughts from a daughter…

4am and lost in thought. Thinking of dreams unrealized and promises broken. Leadings of God not followed and the unhappy consequences of those actions. Praying a little. “God, you know what I want to do with my life, right?”, even as I look forward at the years which lie ahead to realize that the number …

I preferred the thorns to heartbreak.

The last man I dated seriously kept pushing for marriage. I told him over and over that I simply wasn’t ready for a lifetime commitment. We had met in August and he proposed in October despite my repeatedly telling him I couldn’t rush into things. So I said I couldn’t do it, Couldn’t be engaged …

Nothing New – Minor Immigrants in America

Nogales, Arizona. June 2014 47 thousand children in custody with an estimated 90K by the end of the year. Reporters not allowed, but after much pressure from politicians, they allow the press in for One Day. “The facility is clean and air-conditioned. But in essence, it is a juvenile prison camp." - Michael Kiefer, Sr …

Dinner, Dessert, and Sex.

The date. It was one of those dinners where you realize about halfway through that most of their thoughts are focused on wondering whether you’re going to sleep with them afterward, or not. Where all attempts at polite conversation are met with little response, Or worse, Absolute silence and a facial expression communicating boredom, displeasure, …