Reflection on My Feet

Legs, feet, arms and hands propel the child-aged me up into the trees and away from the crazy inside my house. Branches -- tree-arms -- open wide in comfort; providing escape and safety. We move north to a home without an accessible tree. So now respite is found first, on feet shod in inexpensive sneakers … Continue reading Reflection on My Feet

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

  You can't always get what you want You can't always get what you want You can't always get what you want But if you try sometimes you just might find You get what you need. Songwriters: Keith Richards / Mick Jagger, You Can't Always Get What You Want lyrics © Abkco Music, Inc I … Continue reading You Can’t Always Get What You Want

“Not This White Woman”

Early in 2017 I began to diversify the voices I follow on Facebook.  (Yes, I should have done it sooner.) It started after reading posts and articles from women of color (WOC) who weren't going to the Women's March.  Before this I hadn't heard of the term "intersectional." As I've acknowledged, I am a white, … Continue reading “Not This White Woman”