Good Bitter

The perfect roasted brown, Deep and smooth. Bitter has a negative connotation, But every morning This cup makes me question why. Perhaps it is the bitter man is a different beast, Or perhaps, the world gives up on the bitter too soon, Like a child having sipped from my glorious velvet bitter, And thinking, afterContinue reading “Good Bitter”

Good Things About My 2020

With as many awkward and awful things as this year has blanketed the world with I offer a counter balance Of small blissful happenings As evidence of light I was told for 31 years that I could only use front hook bras All week, I’ve hooked from behind. For the previous fifteen years my overnightContinue reading “Good Things About My 2020”

I’m Still Alive-ish

I woke up with what I thought was a sinus headache and took some allergy medication before getting up. over the last twelve hours my “Sinus Headache” has fluctuated from a simple annoyance to: UUUUUUUUUUGGGGGHHH! I have cold sweats and my mind is cloudy, and that F******* headache. Tylenol was no help. Because I amContinue reading “I’m Still Alive-ish”

Surprises and Persistence

I have a lot of plans each morning about writing and editing, learning new words in my favourite language app and and the psychology of language itself, and so many other things. In all honesty, my expectations are too high for the perfect day, and I am lucky to wake up optimistic even when I have been struggling. Hope doesn’t spring eternal for everyone.