Today, I Would Rather Pull the Covers Over My Head

How to move forward when your heart is not in it Today I would rather pull the covers over my head and wait out my funk. I don’t know why I woke up feeling this way. There is no clear-cut reason to point at and say, That, that is the cause of my gloom, my... Continue Reading →

Wild, Wet, and Beautiful

A Northwest Getaway Tiny droplets of ocean spray hit my face as I turn into the wind. I am bundled upwarmly from head to toe; knit hat, quilted jacket, gloves, and warm socks inside myshiny red rubber boots.The sun is at a quarter slant in the sky, for it has been up for hours. But... Continue Reading →

Memories of My Dad this Father’s Day

A real-life Archie Bunker or was he? Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash For those of you old enough to remember Archie Bunker, the quintessential cantankerous character of the ‘70’s show All In The Family, then you will understand my father. Or at least a side of him. But he was not all cantankerous, my dad.... Continue Reading →

A Good Book Lasts A Lifetime

My coping mechanism and self-care habit in the time of Covid-19 Like so many of us, my love of books began in my youth. Books transported me to other worlds and other times filling my young mind and imagination with the beauty of the written word. As an adult, I read for knowledge, enjoyment, and... Continue Reading →

When We Go Back To Work

One massage therapist’s look into an uncertain future after Covid-19. At twenty-four years old, I excitedly hold my new massage license in my hands. It just came in the mail. I am shaking as I open the envelope and pull out the light blue, rectangular piece of paper. Slowly, I trace my name printed on... Continue Reading →

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