Day 421: Trying to Catch Sand, Thoughts on the Ticking of A Biological Clock

I think I was eleven or twelve when I first heard the phrase "biological clock." At the time I laughed at the absurd notion that some women felt a physical pull to have children, that their body might feel like it was urging them to get on with it before it's too late. I'm not laughing anymore.... Continue Reading →

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Day 420: Bookmail, Two for One Edition

So I just got my last book from my book subscription, Letters from Skye by Jessica Brockmole. I am also still reading my third book Ron Chernow's biography of Alexander Hamilton but it turned out to be quite the tome so I am taking breaks and reading lighter things to give myself a rest. I will... Continue Reading →

Day 417: Same Song, Second Verse?

May is my birthday month but if I'm being honest I'm not terribly optimistic. I had a rough time of it last year around this time and things seem to be playing variations on the same theme.Such is life I suppose. Don't get me wrong small positive things have happened but given how quickly things... Continue Reading →

Day 414: To the Young People Who March, Keep It Up

I'm sitting here listening to the  Hamilton soundtrack again. It's one of the playlists that gets put on repeat when I am contemplative, maybe because that mood often leads to writing.I've watched the reactions to the young people taking on the issue of gun control because our government doesn't see the deaths of young people from gun violence as an... Continue Reading →

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