One Eye Open

“Keep one eye open for the bad guy.” ~Vesta Williams~ I’m a little miffed at the bad guy I’m a lot perturbed and I’ll tell you why She left me alone for two whole days The bad guy left for her biking ways I’m keeping one eye open for this one And ignoring birds and bright, yellow sun The bad guy better not leave any time soon Because I need to be fed close to noon The bad guy knowsRead more

Sonnet of Dark Dulcitude

On February 13, 2015, I wrote a blog post titled Chocolate Chips: A Valentine Song. The chocolate chip song was a bit of a cheesy take on Journey’s Open Arms. It was a passable post, I suppose, but not the best writing I’ve ever done. Thirteen months later, a small group of bloggers were challenged gently encouraged by Dan at No Facilities to rewrite a former post…an offering we had published in the past that screamed do-overs! or a story thatRead more

Chocolate Martini Therapy

Wednesday was less than stellar for a good part of the day. I felt like this. Grumpy, pouty, irritable girl..the vision of a protruding lower lip alive in my head and a dour look jogging around a sullen heart. I woke up with Grumpy Glenda creeping into the senses and I attributed it to hormones and the cold weather. I wanted to stay in a warm bed, but the many piles of paper on a desk at the office beckoned.Read more