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The Fuck It Bucket

Jul 09, 2020

Managing the fears that get in your way.

The scene opens. Our heroine sits at her computer, typing out an email. She is focused, concentrated. She finishes the first draft and then re... see more


Jun 11, 2020

I've been walking through portals, looking for the one(s) that can rescue us all from this timeline, hoping that this land still holds some kind of magic, that we haven't destroyed it all.... see more

Patience in Grief

Apr 28, 2020

My papaw passed away last week. (Not from Covid-19, and it is an emotional equivalent of one of those finger-stab-machine blood tests to feel like I have to explain that every single time I give som... see more

Patience in Worry (or Adventures In Giving A Cat Her Meds)

Apr 22, 2020

My cat has been sick. She’s got medications for it and has been doing so much better lately. In the midst of all these tragedies and all this pain, these little miracles help me hope.... see more


Apr 20, 2020

There’s a scream in me that wants to growl up my throat and burst out my window and make all the birds leave their hidden places in the trees and fly the edges of the sky. If it weren’t ... see more

The Meaning of Patience

Apr 16, 2020

Since I’m doing this whole exploration of patience, I figured I should know the definition. So I looked it up (as you would expect). Frankly, I don’t know that it captures what I am seek... see more

Patience in Time

Apr 15, 2020

I am not hating this somewhat break from our usual lives. I’m sure that won’t last, but this past weekend I had an experience that I haven’t felt in over a decade.... see more

Considering Patience

Apr 13, 2020

I am not a patient person. Perhaps not the most impatient (although saying that makes my competitive brain wake the fuck up and say “We’ll see about that!”), but I do not like to w... see more