Mood: OverwhelmedI'm so tired. Just physically and mentally exhausted, yet sleep will not come. And I can't figure out why. This is the second night in a row where I have tried for hours to sleep, but it's just not happening. My mind is exhausted, my body is so weary, but when I lay down and close my eyes, nothing happens. I lay there. My brain doesn't shut down. My body finds no relief. I have tossed and turned and I can't take it anymore. I feel like I am going crazy....Created 2017-02-09 04:37:06
Mood: The UsualI miss when words use to come so easily...when beautiful images crept out of my fingers like little gifts from the universe. I want to get back to that, to be able to put exactly what I'm feeling into a gorgeous phrase that will set the mind on fire.
But I think I may have lost it......Created 2016-05-09 02:41:18
Mood: The UsualA friend challenged me to write him a story yesterday. This came right on the heels of writing something about my grandmother for a community I am involved in, that was celebrating amazing women in our lives. I wrote pretty hard two different times yesterday. It made me feel more myself than I have in a while. I want to keep going. But it is so much easier to get hung up....Created 2016-05-07 15:34:15
Mood: TiredThe other night, getting my kid out of the tub, I was making a mental checklist of the things that I had accomplished, but also voicing it to anyone listening. This is how it came out:
Okay, Dinner cooked and family fed.
Devlin bathed and lotioned and ready for bed.
Then I realized I was rhyming. It was crazy....Created 2013-04-26 09:15:01
Journal: My Silly Boy -------------------------------------------
Mood: The UsualMe: Devlin, I love you!
Devlin: I love you too, Mama, now shut up.
Just like a man....Created 2013-03-12 14:34:41
Journal: Lack of This... -------------------------------------------
Mood: InquisitiveThis environment has changed so much since I used to frequent it. The things you share can have hundreds of views, and perhaps two comments. I try to make it a point to comment on anything that I read, but it seems most people disagree with that. Ah, well. This is for me anyway...just trying to get the creative juices flowing again so I can feel better about my wasted talents....Created 2013-03-09 01:38:28
Mood: The UsualSeems I am writing just a teensy bit again. Hope some good comes of it. It is a difficult task to accomplish with a three year old and a job that I despise....Created 2013-03-01 14:46:52