In Spring I broke a long blog silence with hope of recommencing a fruitful writing practice. I wrote a couple of essays, three of five planned pieces in the Maxim Matrix series and began a journal of healing I dubbed, Not Too Jazzy. I've decided to leave off blogging. I don't know if I will … Continue reading Finis.
I wrote this on April 27, 2021. I didn't know how much I would be challenged in my willingness to accept what is and still find the joys and comforts and fun in it. Where there's a will, there's another way.Less pain, great gain. For nine years I have clung to the belief that I … Continue reading Not Too Jazzy Journal 2
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it, if you can dream it you can become it.-William Arthur Ward Journal entry adapted from April 24, 2021. Today I went outside to plant some seeds and sit—just sit—in the woods for a little while. My body has humbled me yet again. After nine years of … Continue reading Not Too Jazzy Journal 1
Here's the Introduction to my long-planned "On Healing" thread which was intended originally to be about healing from my chronic physical illnesses. I have about a gazillion rambling pieces I've written but have been too chicken to post. Now that I have taken the leap and posted three of the planned five in the Maxim … Continue reading Not Too Jazzy: Introduction
This post is the third in a series about my family's favored maxims and their place in the matrix that shaped my sense of self. The Cambridge English Dictionary defines a maxim as a brief statement of a general truth, principle, or rule for behavior. My family had scores of them in addition to the … Continue reading Maxim Matrix: Part III, Gender