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I Can See for Miles

The last three weeks have been some of the most miserable of my life. I’m sure it has shown in my writing and not always in a good way. However, one good thing about a writer going through both good

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Posted in Fiction

When a Writer Can’t Write

A writer has to write. When a committed writer cannot write, they can be creative. They can read or travel in order to see things, meet people, and learn new writing techniques. I do that, but when I want to

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Posted in anxiety, Creative Nonfiction Essays, Uncategorized, Writing

Clutter and Stuff

Clutter. You know. The stuff you have lying around that you think you might need. That you’re sure you will need……some time, some day. Won’t you? What exactly is clutter? Clutter can be defined as anything we don’t need, want,

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Posted in anxiety, Creative Nonfiction Essays, Uncategorized

Emotional Child Abuse: Mother and Little Girl

In a previous post, I told you a story about a little girl I once knew. Although most of this ongoing story is about the little girl, I want to introduce you to Mother. Maybe a small part of Mother’s story

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Posted in Emotional Child Abuse

A Child’s Salvation — the Horse

It’s the week of the Preakness and perhaps that’s why I’m thinking about horses. The Preakness is important here in Kentucky. It’s the second jewel in the Triple Crown and this girl hopes Nyquist will wear it. Not only am

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Posted in anxiety, Emotional Child Abuse, Horses, Memorial Day, Uncategorized

Can Music Heal Anxiety?

Do you remember the song “American Pie” by Don McLean? As a child of the 70s, it has always been part of the background of my life and the lives of my compatriots. I reference that song because I am a

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Posted in anxiety, Music, Uncategorized
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