Life is Messy

A few thoughts this morning. I am so in love with the messiness of life. I used to try to avoid it. But not now. I say that at this moment because I feel at peace. My kids are okay. The dogs are curled up next to me. I have a roof over my head […]

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I’m listening to the news and the suffering. I have close friends who are suffering too…surviving the best they can right now. The loss and sorrow. I feel so helpless, wish I had the magic pill to soothe their suffering…and to sooth the smallness of my own as I feel this helplessness. I am reminded […]

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Even as a little girl I struggled with the idea of God. The image of him I was raised with, resembled Poseidon minus the big fork. He was sometimes scary, sometimes protective, but never compassionate. When I got sober I was introduced to the concept of Higher Power and I got to define that in […]


Rooster Rage

There are a lot of roosters in Marfa. Every morning, about an hour or so before sunrise they begin. This morning, while enjoying my coffee, with all the dogs literally draped across my lap, I am listening…really listening…to their songs. And I’ve gotta say, they sound so strained…so effortful…kind of like it’s maxing out their […]

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Red Boots

I just signed up for a Moms Demand Action meeting in El Paso, TX. And that got me thinking about the Red Boot Way. The Red Boot Way Steps Step One: I am essential to myself, my family, and my community. I matter. Step Two: I possess the power to positively influence all those with […]

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Today Was A Good Day

Today was a good day. A good day for me means slow pace, a decent bike ride, kids are okay, dogs all getting along, clean clothes and grocery shopping. I don’t know why…maybe it’s age…but lately I’ve noticed that my brain overloads more easily with too much stimulation. It literally feels like the neurons in […]

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