Category: Dreams

Using art to escape life

Last post I talked about my desire to taper off Effexor after being on it for eleven years. Another health concern on my radar is recent the report of an increased risk of breast cancer in correlation to alcohol consumption. I already have an increased risk of breast cancer from family history (my mother and […]

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It is what it is

As I was getting ready to take a shower yesterday evening, I was thinking about life. A thought came to me: “I am 45 years old. I have, if I’m fortunate, another 45-50 or more years left on this planet.” And in that moment, I felt so small, so insignificant. And a bit scared. Just […]

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Definition of success

What is success? Merriam-Webster defines it as: a :  degree or measure of succeeding b :  favorable or desired outcome; also :  the attainment of wealth, favor, or eminence. The portion I like to go with is, “favorable or desired outcome”. I find it sad our society views it more as the second part, the attainment of […]

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The World Inside My Mind

The world inside my my mind is a wonderful place to be. There is no special place to be each day, no agenda set forth that demands me to spend time on things that matter little to me. Each day the sun shines. The day unravels slowly, zero rush to be anywhere at any particular […]

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Which direction from here?

I started reading “The Girl On The Train” by Paula Hawkins and was struck by how much this passage resonated with me: “All those plans I had – photography courses and cookery classes – when it comes down to it, they feel a bit pointless, as if I’m playing at real life instead of actually […]

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