You know how ‘they’ say that our bodies essentially renew every 7 years? This may not be exact science (says the internet), BUT, I will tell you that it’s been 7 years since I’ve written in this particular notebook – and I do 100% feel like a completely different person. Down to the last cell.

I used to write here every day. And then I stopped in January, 2011. It was because of my corporate job and all that went along with it. But that’s a novel for another time. 

Anywho, everything from 2011 and earlier is an essay. I loved writing the Writing Roads blog. It literally fed my soul – no cliche intended. There was something about writing in the back end of WordPress that was magical for me. And so I’m keeping it all here. You and I both can time travel by reading those essays.

Now, after this feral 7-year leap, I’m back. I won’t be writing every day. But I will be writing. This is my notebook – so it’s literally my poems, essays, stories, thoughts. My own writing that I write for me and gleefully share with you.

Come on in.

The dark now

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I used to Be afraid This time Of year   I tried to Ignore The days Getting shorter The nights So long So dark   I was Afraid it wouldn’t stop That the solstice Wouldn’t…

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It was last winter. At Christmas. I took you for a long walk Down the ancient way.   The funny dog was on the leash But you As always Unleashed Right next to me  …

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What exactly am I Waiting for   Do I think The answer Will just Present itself   Like an escape hatch Or a magical door Or a carpet ride Or the warmest, safest embrace  …

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In a way, I’m a little shocked that this is only coming up now. Shocked and confused. Let’s look at the facts: I’m a pack rat. (It’s that Cancerian thing, again—I like to carry my…

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