The Interview–Part 1

Recently, I applied for a copywriter position with an edgy advertising company.  Honestly, I was looking for any type of job where I could practice my writing with the ultimate goal of earning a living while I played.   The interview questions were so much fun!  It was all online with timed exercises including a commandContinue reading “The Interview–Part 1”

Bad Company

The dance of trepidation Heavy silences Furtive glances Words forced Through stiff jaws And the radio  Doing it’s best To lighten the mood. What it takes is An attitude change And a softened eye And voice. With tender lips She voices the words, “And how are you doing?” Listening with attentive Ears for the answer.Continue reading “Bad Company”


In the storm of your life When the ship is going down’ And the waters are roaring below. Be resilient and calm like the Baker on the ship Who drank his way to fame  In the kitchen down below. He then calmly assisted All the dames and their babes Into boats of ‘certain’ life  WhileContinue reading “Cheers!”

Tackling the Misnaming of ADHD

Living with what they term ADHD Is not what you think. It’s wonderful, fantastic and exhilarating! True, as an adult I must be Cognizant of the job I take Because receptionist, bank teller, And server just do not work for me. But put me somewhere that I can Use creativity and imagination And somewhere thereContinue reading “Tackling the Misnaming of ADHD”

The Magic of Visualization

Post fifty fitness is achievable to be sure.  The 83 year old woman who’d been heavy for decades decided to lose weight and gain muscle after she watched a cohort glide by her window with a straight back and fluid motion.   “I want to be her,” said Jacquie.  And so she started to stretch, vacuumContinue reading “The Magic of Visualization”

When the Visit’s Over

Sitting and stewing  Adds weight on The mind. When the past babies Now grown adults Leave There is loss. With fortitude Beat the doldrums. It helps to pamper yourself By snuggling up with A book and hot orange spice tea With honey, of course, Or tromping in the healing forest With your faithful dog, OrContinue reading “When the Visit’s Over”