Heart and Home

home is where the heart is good childhoods have safe homes like crossing home plate i love baseball!   do good childhoods lead anywhere adulthoods longing for safety no safe harbor, even in a storm sometimes the heart has no home   we seek for belonging longing to find that place where comradery lives and…

Support my Blog

So a year ago today I earnestly started this blog. It is a hogpog of thoughts on adversity, animals, baseball, the American Civil War, classical music, coffee (go Ghostlight), cooking, Doctor Who, dogs, education, faith, family, folk music, food, freedom, fun, greed, history, hope, Jazz, life, listening, love, mankind, movies, music old movies, peace, plants,…

What I have learned from Everest

What I have learned from Everest I have been fascinated by Everest since I saw the TV movie about the 1997 disaster where 8 climbers died. There was a 9th, but mysteriously he woke up, got up, and walked into camp 4 after being out in a storm for something close to 70 hours. Amazingly,…

Just Let it Happen

Retrospective     So I am a 51 year old female. I get things done, I make things happen, I am a "go getter" and you know what, it isn't working for me. For years I have been beating the bushes, at it were, looking for opportunities and likely scaring them away with all that…

Slight of Hand

Slight of hand     a man on 2nd, another on 1st pitcher wound up and let fly thump, the catcher's mitt was full the batter had not moved, not fooled ball 1   again a wind up thunk the batter had not moved, not fooled ball 2   again a wind up thunk strike 1…

More Haikus

I'm just in a negative place I guess   via Daily Prompt: Permit   Catcher's mit, baseball permit me to love the game beer at the ballpark   ///   I speak and hurt folks permit me to say nothing love heals when let in   ///   who are forgotten? some must be the…