(Re-blog) Retiring My Emotional Armor — A Fish Named Karen

No-one, today, dampens my light, my potential, it’s me. We do it to ourselves. When we’re ready to take responsibility for our own lives, we stop blaming others for screwing up our lives.  I couldn't agree more! If you read nothing else of this piece I hope you go away with at least that on … Continue reading (Re-blog) Retiring My Emotional Armor — A Fish Named Karen


Doing it for me?

Sometimes I look around at the world and I wonder. With the things that get posted and the pictures that people make public, I wonder how much of it really is 'for myself'? That's what people say, 'I'm doing it for me' .... but I wonder. If you take away the 'likes', the comments and … Continue reading Doing it for me?

R.I.P. Gramma

Today is the second anniversary of my Gramma's passing. She suffered with Alzheimer's (Dementia).  I have been wanting to write about this for most of this month but chose not to because I was trying to be sensitive to the needs of others. A few of you might see the irony in that statement now. … Continue reading R.I.P. Gramma

I write …

i write to get out my frustrations, i write to help put ideas together in my head, to slow them down just a bit so that they can completely register. i write to leave my worries and stress behind, i write to keep sane. BUT I don't write everything about my day. I felt the … Continue reading I write …