Tag Archives: personal musings

on being overwhelmed by other’s passions and talents

[image source] “Sometimes I cry watching people do what they love.” I made this comment on Facebook this morning. It came to me after I watched a video a friend posted of the Team Canada Nexxice synchronized ice skaters, which … Continue reading

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uncertain future and longing

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Responding to my own self-diagnosis, with a little help from my therapist

Since September 2014 I’ve been doing incredible work on myself. Not everyone in my life believes this (I can think of two main people), but that’s because the “work” I’m doing directly affects my relationships with them. And they don’t … Continue reading

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Reflections on Father’s Day

Reflections on Father’s Day for the bravest man I know, my dad: Larry Thompson I’ve been trying to put together the right formulation of thoughts on the screen to capture my emotions this morning as I reflect on my life’s … Continue reading

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[PHOTO] Throwback Thursday: This time three years ago…

… I was just getting ready to drift off to sleep only to be startled awake by my water breaking, and leaking several times over again. It would be the start of a very long and hard labor. JoJo wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Snow day social media game…

Snow Day Game! This is circulating around Facebook. It’s cute and fun. It’s cold outside and sometimes it’s nice to do things that take your mind off of that.  I was given the letter R… Something I hate: Racists Something I … Continue reading

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[♫ NOW PLAYING ♫] I hate men

This Valentine’s day, I’m celebrating by listening to a few of my favorite anti-men songs, starting with the title track… continuing with the music theatre theme… moving on to a classic, ALWAYS appropriate: And one of my all time favorites, that … Continue reading

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[PHOTO] This isn’t the first time…

… a small child has cut my hair. It is the first time my small child has cut my hair. And it’s the first time I’ve had a small child cut my hair as a grown human. When I was … Continue reading

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My List of Ten Books

So the current meme going around is to list the ten books that have “stayed with you” through the years. It’s always cool to see what books have been meaningful to my friends. I got tagged by my friend Jim … Continue reading

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acknowledging the daily struggle

There’s a lot being said surrounding the very sad news of Robin Williams. I don’t have anything particularly insightful to add to this discussion. Just to say that as someone who has struggled with depression probably most of my life (but … Continue reading

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