I Have Feelings For You.

You thrill me, enchant me, Scintillate me, excite me, Fascinate me, enthrall me. Make my heart throb, hear my soul’s call, Glad we’re in this, for the long haul.   You annoy me,  irritate me, confound  me, frustrate me, You vex me, aggravate me, misunderstand me, berate me… I have feelings for you alright!   ImageContinue reading “I Have Feelings For You.”

And Then There’s Us

They sit there giggling, staring into each others eyes, whispering empty nothings.   They talk easily  for hours on end obviously relishing each others company.   And then there’s us.   They take on life together, tackle trouble and relinquish it. Determined, sure, secure.   And then there’s…   Us wondering, doubting, struggling. Choosing to stay,Continue reading “And Then There’s Us”

such pretty stretch marks

Such pretty stretch marks! have you ever said that? how does one appreciate them? gingerly,  once one gets past the revolting discovery of their presence.   Take a rose, for instance. how plain she’d be without those streaks. how seductively she sways those hips. how she teases with her intoxicating aroma. close your eyes andContinue reading “such pretty stretch marks”

Meant to Belong to a Herd

  Part I: OXYTOCIN I took a magnificent Dementia class by fellow occupational therapist Teepa Snow. She taught a contact technique to use on people with dementia. She elaborated that it led to the release of Oxytocin, a hormone produced in mammalian brains. I call it our herd hormone. I later learned it controls socialContinue reading “Meant to Belong to a Herd”