Something True

  My favorite times of the day are dawn and dusk.  I feel gypped  Author’s note: I’m a descendant of gypsies, therefore I can use this word without being labeled a racist.  if I miss the chance to be out in nature to gobble up at least some of them. Shadows stretch and grow and […]

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The Whole Enchilada

Yes, I’d like to order a Self please. But could you hold the insecurity, the shame, the resentment and the jealousy? Oh yeah, and that fear stuff, I think it’s also called anxiety ~ none of that, please. If you have the mild anger that’s just spicy enough to help me get what I want […]

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On Boundaries

It’s just after four am here in Phoenix. I’ve been up for two hours. Unsuccessful were my attempts to sink back into the great away ~ so awake I stay. It’s so quiet before the dawn. My ears hold little ~ the sound of my breath, the hum of the refrigerator, the pool pump. The […]

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Please Be Curious

“When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate.”   The above quote by my man Carl Jung is one I consider often when observing my world, especially when my awareness lands on parts of my experience that leave me feeling like something else or someone else is responsible for whatever […]

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Miss Apocalypse Learns to Stay

Linear is not my first language. I cried my way through my writing assignments in ENG 101 and 102. Sweating and shaking and cursing and crying was what happened when I would, after procrastinating until the very last minute, finally sit down to write my assignments, but write them I did. If you’re wondering how […]

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Here’s some of what I’ve been up to! Follow us @ Dear Kate, Remember when we first met? On retreat in France with our fabulous writing teacher – in silence and surrounded by things simmering in that silence? You wore cowboy boots and marveled at the rain -because Arizona hardly sees any. I marveled […]

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