• Real Life

    Owner of a Broken Heart

    Okay, so that’s not what it’s really called. This song (how is it possible that it’s 41 years old?!) came to mind this morning as I think about the tear-filled evening I spent watching anime last night. It’s been two weeks since I got up and saw how my sweet big boy (dog) Woola was struggling, his wavering steps in the door of my office, how hard he seemed to be … trying to do everything. My heart is still so sore from finding him the morning of 8 January, laying in the hall across from my office where he’d…

  • Real Life

    Self-Care

    In case you want to ask the question where you been at, doh?, I figured I\’d offer up the info beforehand. These last two years have been kicking my bootie. I am still reeling I think from 2021, when I worked two full time jobs for the year. I had an anxiety attack in early 2022, just when I was expecting to hit a cruising gear with everything. We moved back east in the late summer of 2022 and you know how much havoc moving makes on the soul. My mom was dealing with health challenges during all that as…