“I’d rather spend my days alone believing in this messy, imperfect, difficult, beautiful vision of love than settling for the bland taste of companionship without passion.”



I Just Want Someone To F*cking Show Up For Me

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Show up for me. I will show up for you.





Yes, as a matter of fact, I AM building my sandcastles near the water’s edge. Again.

Yes, I DO know that the waves will almost certainly come along and wipe them out at some point. Probably.

I know this because it has happened before. Repeatedly.

No, I don’t want to build mine up near the dunes where they might last longer. Maybe.

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​Some people really don’t like it when we change. It throws off their expectations for what interaction is going to look and feel like. When we change, it can make others uncomfortable. Don’t be concerned. That’s their thing to deal with. 

Friends grow and change with each other, or at least accept and still love us when we do. Others, they become part of our history – and that’s okay.

Like many people that did not vote for the current president-elect, I am struggling to deal with the results of the election. However, this post is not to complain, not to debate, not to convince, anyone that voting for the president-elect was “wrong” – or right. What this post is…is a Call for Love and an Act of Love. To both sides; to ALL sides. It is not an invitation to let out a “Go My Team” cry to the social media Universe or to issue forth “Your Team Sucks!”

It’s just my usual ranting…check it out if you like. You know the topic. If you don’t like it, feel free to move on to another part of the abyss.

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I let you go today

I stepped onto my mat
You were there

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Fired Up!

For those that don’t know, I live in a small-ish town in Northern California. The kind of town where, more often than not, you see someone you know when you’re running errands or are having a beer at a local pub or restaurant. People chit-chat with the cashiers at the grocery store like they’re old friends – and sometimes they are. It’s common for two people to wonder where they’ve met each other and finally throw up their hands and say “Well, small town. I probably just know you from around town.” Continue Reading »

Working on it, at least.

Hungry Hearts