Monthly Archives: April 2014

Message In a Bottle

When I was a girl we used to send messages in bottles out into Long Island Sound.  Silly letters rolled up tightly and tied with twine.  We slid them into whatever soda bottle we could scavenge from our parents and … Continue reading

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Drive

the lights on the highway they blind me still i’m in the car  i’ve had my fill take your hands off me  and let me go don’t leave any marks  and no one will know i can drive all night … Continue reading

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Red Geraniums

My grandmother’s house smelled of dust and cedar.  Of Nina Ricci perfume with hints of Johnson’s Baby Powder and Bain de Soleil.  I still smell it.  I still see her salty grey hair, her curls gone wild, her lips never … Continue reading

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How do I handle conflict, let me count the ways….

How do I handle conflict The Daily Post wants to know? Let me count the ways… Many moons ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I had moxie. I took no shit. I had balls. I was not afraid. I … Continue reading

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Sleep

I sleep in my clothes and i toss and turn alone can’t sleep without you  

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Now I See

I have been looking for you In all the wrong places Waiting to see you In all the wrong faces   I hoped to please you To make you proud of me I hoped to fill that space I hoped … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Go

The last few weeks have been tough.  Faced with one of my oldest/dearest friends succumbing to cancer, it has been hard for me to write or think of anything else.  I have been staring at my phone, waiting, worrying, knowing … Continue reading

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Zero to Hero:Who are you, and why are you here?

Well, if this isn’t one of those questions I have asked myself a million times in my life.  Ha! I think I have covered the who am I in my About Me, but not the why am I here.  Somedays … Continue reading

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Lost.

Originally posted on The Manifest-Station:
Lost. By Wendy Jackson. “We lost our beloved yellow lab in January,” I heard myself tell someone the other day and I thought to myself, what am I saying? We didn’t lose her. I know…

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I NEED A Puppy. Yes, NEED.

I have promised my children a puppy.  I have said for years that I would never do a puppy again, but now I’ve done it. I’ve promised them a puppy.  I know what is happening and I can’t stop it, … Continue reading

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