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Swing In A Tree · 3d ago

"This Week Sucks"

I've lost my "voice" this time around. You know me. I pull together thoughts and words and blog about it. This time, I feel like anything I say is inadequate. I've always wanted to live my l...
Swing In A Tree · 3d ago

"This Week Sucks"

I've lost my "voice" this time around. You know me, I pull together thoughts and words and blog about it. This time, I feel like anything I say is inadequate. I've always wanted to live my l...
Swing In A Tree · 4d ago

"His Way"

pseudo intellectualism     demanding attention with parasitic tenacity    irrational and illogical    he vomits     anger    spewing intolerance and injustice under the guise of patriotism  ...
Swing In A Tree · 1M ago

“Long Days and Late Nights: The Rat Tale Continues”

Right now, my muddled brain functions on only three hours of sleep. I have roof rats to blame for this late-to-bed and early-to-rise schedule. Yesterday morning, one of my husband’s live tra...
Swing In A Tree · 1M ago

“Coping in Trumpland?”

         I didn’t plan this journey into Trumpland. I didn’t put this nightmare adventure park on my Bucket List of places that I must travel to before I die. Instead, the people around me a...
Swing In A Tree · 1M ago

“Return of the Roof Rat”

            Last fall, a family of roof rats decided to take up residence in our home. At first, we’d hear scurrying during the night. The laundry room became their preferred nesting area, a...
Swing In A Tree · 1M ago

“Summer Morning Rituals”

             Minutes after the front door clicks signaling David’s exit for the day, both dogs beg for morning cheese. They don’t whine, but instead take on a hard to ignore singsong that my...
Swing In A Tree · 1M ago

“Cleaning in the Nude”

                        Now that I have your attention—Yes, I strip down nekked whenever I clean with anything that can destroy my clothing. I don’t know why or how, but as soon as I enter t...
Swing In A Tree · 1M ago

"Laboring on the 4th"

Broken Hackberry            While most people spent Independence Day surrounded by friends frolicking in water and then feasting on foot-longs while “ooohhh-ing and aaahhh-ing” at fireworks,...
Swing In A Tree · 1M ago

“Our Moral Obligation”

         Another round of presidential misogyny left me fuming for a few days. A horde of angry responses snarled and gnashed their fangs within my mind. Yet I stayed away from keyboard. Not...