The Empath Calling

Imagine you’re walking around with bare feet on broken glass… and there’s glass all around you in the air, rubbing up against you and you’re getting all these little nicks over your arms and legs…   This is so much of the empath life.   Imagine that you can feel the food in your body……

Staying Here in WNY

So, I live in beautiful Western New York… land of the State Park in the Allegany Mountains, Mayville Park on Chautauqua Lake, Point Gratiot on Lake Erie, and endless vineyards in Westfield and Fredonia. Stunning places, each one! But winters can suck. Big donkey balls, to be honest.   I had a trip planned to…

You’re A Rich Girl

It’s so easy to hurt others when you can’t feel pain…. Hall & Oates, music artists   The first concert I ever attended… with my sister while we were in college… it was just so much awesomeness!   This line in their song “Rich Girl” has always snagged my attention. It’s so easy to hurt…

What’s Worse Than Sick?

As I do every New Year’s Eve, I watched It’s A Wonderful Life. (If you have yet to see this timeless classic, run-don’t-walk… it’s a keeper!)   “God” is speaking to Clarence, Angel Second Class, about his mission on earth:  George Bailey, the nicest guy ever, is standing on the edge of a bridge, preparing…

WTF?

Here’s my story. Has this ever happened to you?   I thought I was fat. Back then, “smile!” for the camera… and I was moaning to myself, “oh my God, I’m huge…” Sigh.   Having recently come across this photo, imagine my surprise when my first thought was “man, I looked pretty good… who knew…