A response to the prompt, “What is school for?”

What is education and why do we need it? As a hu(e)-man woman coming from a white Anglo-Saxon background, I grew up in a “privileged” town, or so I thought. Our public high school, had some good teachers but no advance A.P. classes; there was no homework assigned on computer. We did have Latin, Greek,…

A blurb about having vertigo

Vertigo is really humbling. I had it a few years ago. The first time was coming from a plunge in cold water -into a hot room at my favorite Korean bath spa. The room spun so rapidly I thought I would fall. Fortunately then, it lasted a few seconds. The summer before I got divorced,…

L.D. #12 A complaint statement (first draft)

Here's a letter for our local court system (hey, why not at this point?! This is A-mer-ica, land of no mothers and instead an expensive legal system). I am willing to receive constructive feedback from my readers. Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to register a complaint of verbal assault against Mr. (insert my Love Daemon’s…

“Scouting report”. (L.D. #10)

This is basically a “scouting report” about my ongoing possession by my Love Daemon-Angel. Maybe I should call him a de-mangler. Either way for now, it’s L.D-A. , for short. I left another note on his car. * This one was a card with an elephant holding an umbrella whilst a tiny mouse danced on…

A tribute to a beloved teacher-and witnessing a healing

I was saddened to hear my beloved teacher passed away. She was way too young, by my reckoning; in her mid-40s, or so, making her passing that much more difficult to process. What caused her demise I don’t know[1]… I can only pray her spirit is returned back to the light from which it came.…

Reminiscences on my father’s life

Argh It's February 13th, and the world’s abuzz with hype about Valentine’s Day and America's Super Bowl. I went to Met market, to ready for my son’s upcoming visit. Red and white paraphernalia met my eyes everywhere (wow- such a lot of artful decorating), Cards and snacks decorated with heart-shapes- Sweet’s and specials covered the…

Christmas in nature

When feeling stuck in nature’s bleak landscapes, Snow’s sparkle easy to miss, Gloom overhead casts few shadows Land appears ghost-like as Fore blends with Aft. * When Grace happens, A twinkle catches your eye, You notice a tiny red berry bits of color- like highlights against the grays. * Body natural rather’d get away and…