Thank Black People for Goodness: The Terrell Show

Thank black people for goodness in the world. They don’t owe it to anyone, have to rise against widespread structural/systemic and white supremacist odds to achieve it, too often aren’t paid enough or at all for it, but they still

Dear Body

This post is brought to you by, having a think in the bath over a chat with a friend. Dear Parts, thank you all for being here today. Dear Body, thank you for being here and being healthy. I didn’t

365 Days of Gratitude: Where the Wild Things Are.

For my birthday last month the boy gifted me a limited edition Where The Wild Things Are backpack from Taiwan. It is 1 of 50 signed by Maurice Sendak in 1980. Where The Wild Things Are was my favorite book

On days when I don’t have therapy, I’m lucky there’s music.

365 Days of Gratitude: Birthday Puzzles!

Over the weekend I received a puzzle in the mail for my birthday, as is tradition. (If you’re like me and now need to see it done, here it is.) My new puzzle has books (with punny titles!) and a

365 Days of Gratitude: I mailed out about 2600 seeds!

In 2017 I tried to buy jasmine vine seeds. I had done my research for a climbing perennial (in my zone) that was dog safe for my patio. The seller sent me different seeds, which I only realized when I

365 Days of Gratitude: talk therapy.

Today, I’m grateful for therapy. We had a phenomenal session. My therapist asked me how well has my anxiety served me, and it immediately dawned on me that the true answer is “poorly.” As soon as I saw that, and

365 Days of Gratitude: when things go horribly wrong.

While we were off gallivanting in paradise, our cat Beta hung out at his (former) sitter’s. Late Friday night, he apparently had troubles with a recliner and the sitter’s fianc√©? (They did not provide clear details.) When we got back

365 Days of Gratitude: Outdoor Shower

Okay so when I heard we had outdoor showers at the villa and saw this, I was suitably impressed. Most of the rooms here have this indoor/outdoor setup, and it’s the most comfortable shower I’ve ever used. I don’t know

365 Days of Gratitude: Hello from Anguilla!

I would like to never go home please.

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