The Song of Equus

The horses call to me. In the depths of sadness, depression, confusion, when I have turned away from my path, they quietly nicker, they softly speak, until I turn around. When my footsteps have carried me too far, when I am lost in the wilderness of all things, they call to me. They sing the … Continue reading The Song of Equus

Exploring Wild Proceno

It’s been a quiet few days here. The calmness of Proceno is soothing. Even with a slight uptick in the holiday “traffic”, we see ten or so people in a day. My favorite hot spot so far, is the grocery store (surprise right?) with its tiny aisles, limited but adequate selection of things, and charming … Continue reading Exploring Wild Proceno

Slumber & Self-Care

Sitting at my laptop today, trying to find the motivation to lift a finger to do anything while the siren song of the couch and surrendering to sleep tugs at me.  There's a numbness inside me that I can both feel and hear, a soft buzzing sound that's fuzzy and slightly around my eyeballs.  Everything about … Continue reading Slumber & Self-Care

What’s Your Crutch?

As I'm sitting here typing this, I am actively avoiding two of my crutches. The TV and it's enchantments pull at me to come sit on the couch and binge watch some mind-numbing, soul numbing, streamed in, curated just for me, content. Guaranteed to make sure I don't have time to think any uncomfortable or … Continue reading What’s Your Crutch?

Worth A Thousand Words

Loss as a fact of life, was imprinted upon my subconscious in the tender third year of my life, with the death of my biological father. Though at the time the magnitude was lost on me, it ultimately shaped my perception of life and death, and the fragility of it all. Austin AyersSummer, 2007 Lightening … Continue reading Worth A Thousand Words