Wait For it or Go For it

Wait For it or Go For it

Let the song play while you read! I was fortunate to see Hamilton in Chicago, and the powerful music showed me a part of history I knew little about. My favorite song, “Wait For It”, is sung by the character, Aaron Burr, who eventually shoots Alexander...
All I Want for Christmas

All I Want for Christmas

Christmas is my favorite time of year. I MUST watch the Albert Finney musical version of the Christmas Carol, Scrooge, while I wrap presents, and I turn on the twinkling lights and plug in my Christmas trees before I pour my first cup of coffee. Anticipation of Santa...
Anxiety: Overcoming the Monster

Anxiety: Overcoming the Monster

Heart thumping into my ears. A fullness in my throat – is someone choking me? The sweat pools and my deodorant surely can’t keep up with this river of emotion. Do I swear, cry, scream, or run away to the countryside? I just want to put on my flannel pants and curl up...
American Gothic: A Short Story

American Gothic: A Short Story

  Writing assignment: “Choose a painting, and then make up a story about the scene taking place in it.” It was your average morning. Chester complained that his eggs were too runny, the bacon was not crispy enough, and that the lack of rain causing the corn crop...
The Power of Music

The Power of Music

 Stuck on the couch. No motivation. UNTIL – I pop in my earbuds and the music starts playing. My step lightens and I walk my dog for miles to the tunes. The music lifts my spirits and provides motivation. Imagine Dragons, Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Sia, and classic Queen...

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