What is Your Heaven?

What is Your Heaven?

"How did she know she was not meant to be a nun?" I casually stirred my ice tea as I awaited my business companions response. "she was skipping down the stairs." I gave a quizzical look and she continued. "Every month her family would visit her in the convent. All ten of them. She would [...]

We the People

We the People

"Let me tell you about the sexiest thing my husband ever sent me." Shelia's red hair seemed to glow a bit hotter in the biting cold as she turned to me and smirked. "What's that?" I am always intrigued by Shelia's marriage stories. Her husband and her had 6 children, one special needs child, and [...]

No You Cannot Have My Attention Please

No You Cannot Have My Attention Please

Bling...bling....bling...Facebook messenger, text, email...does anyone pick up the fucking phone anymore? Does anyone sit down for an actual cup of coffee? Can we be friends, smile emoticon...and I thought? What? Texting friends? Email friends, friends that speak in meme and never meet? Because that's not friendship to me, that's hiding behind a screen and lobbing [...]

Mandarin

Mandarin

Sunlight hit the rind illuminating each cream vessel as I peeled the round fruit. Slowly bit by bit it's inner workings, of water and soft cotton orange revealed itself illuminating a vast array of detailed cells. Pathways of sweetness and minerals between a soft downy fuzz rose up as with gentleness I separated each peace [...]

The Heart Horse

The Heart Horse

"She was my Heart Horse." Pat held her current project, a four year old midnight black horse named Duncan in one hand, a short training whip in the other. She had just schooled me on how to lounge my new project a stubborn tank of a Halflinger mare, Ellie Mae. Frankly, if I could have [...]

The Wisdom of Unlearning

The Wisdom of Unlearning

"I knew it wasn't working for me anymore. I was willing to completely die to any form of me that I had been so that I could birth the woman that I was becoming. I was willing to let go of everything and everybody. The doorway is for you to fit through. You are trying [...]

Thirst

Thirst

I needed to get to the desert. Not just any desert. The Saudi desert. It was something I had to do, like getting out of bed in the morning. I needed to ride in the dunes, and be parched by sun, I wanted to feel uncomfortable and hot, know thirst...real thirst. I needed to learn [...]