“Cheers” #SoCS

“Cheers” has been written for Linda Hill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday.

Thank you, Linda!



He says, “Cheers” and sounds so damn amiable that I want to toss the entirety of his pint at him. How could he break up with me now? Here? In the middle of my brother’s gig? Continue reading


Bugs #SoCS

Written for Stream of Consciousness Saturday where the topic is, of course, Bugs.

Bugs. They were something you dealt with in the summer. They were everywhere. And it didn’t matter. You got on with your life.

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about bugs, mainly because I haven’t been seeing as many in my yard as I’m used to. Am I more alert? Or has the fact that my neighbors have been spraying their yards made me hyper-conscious? I don’t know.

What I do know is that there used to be a lot of ladybugs around. Today was the first time I’ve seen one since, well, I have no idea. A very long time. It was clinging to my window blind, probably well aware that it would be pesticide-bait outside. Continue reading

In Other Words, I Love You

The words for Stream of Consciousness Saturday are: In other words.

In Other Words, I Love You

In other words, take my hand…

Are we sculpted by our choices?

This boy. I took his hand when I was fourteen, we made love when we were sixteen, he left me when we were nineteen for glittering lights and fame although he loved me. Continue reading

When #amwriting

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a Stream of Consciousness Saturday. So here it is.

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This piece is totally stream of consciousness, for better or worse. No editing, except the removal of a period. 🙂

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