Stoic Poet

I want to stop the tearsTurn off the water spoutWish I could reach into my chestand rip my heart right outMy bane, such painit’s driving me insaneSomeone whack me with a caneand release me from the strainI don’t want to cry anymoreI am drowning deep within my coreMuscles are tight and soreLife is too much… Continue reading Stoic Poet

Holiday Rituals

What is the most off-the-wall topic you ever argued about at the Xmas dinner table? Yesterday I found myself arguing about who was the rightful heir to the throne of Elizabeth I. Yes, Elizabeth I, the daughter of Henry VIII, not the current Queen of England. I love the holidays….NOT. Just so you are sure… Continue reading Holiday Rituals

Bah, Humbug

Last night I was asked to decorate a kissing ball. I have never seen nor heard of such a thing before in my life. Now, I don’t like doing things that I’ve never tried before, and I absolutely hate doing things that I’ve never done before without a clue as to what the finished product… Continue reading Bah, Humbug