Growing up Slowly, Overnight

A few things fall under this category, Growing up Slowly, Overnight, for me today. I will keep adding to this list, as time goes on.  I hope to remind myself and everyone else who wears a human suit of the little things that could be universally helpful in our toolkits. Here are three truth’s of mine today that […]

When Life Serves You Cottonballs

I don’t eat elephants.  But when I do…I eat them one bite at a time. I had a dream when I was a kid that there were huge balls of cotton rolling through our woods towards our house. I knew they were evil cotton balls, so I grabbed my little sister’s hand and ran to […]

Happy Birthday, Cheeky Yum!

  Good morning, Blogee’s!  I am very happy to say, CheekyYum.com is now a year old.  I usually only have that kind of commitment to my bad habits. The good stuff I tend to skip here and there.  Like Meditation.  Something that I can do for free that will re-wire my brain and make my life […]

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

Good morning my Friends. This is a dark time.  We need to decide how we’ll move through it and be of as much service to mother earth and our friends, families, and neighbors, even (especially) the ones we don’t like very much at the moment. Chaos comes before growth.  You have to turn and break […]

Armpit Love – A Bonus Post for my Cancer Brothers and Sisters, Survivors and Thrivers

Good Morning, my Friends! I wanted to re-tool this post I published some time ago.  I remade another batch of this homemade deodorant and just find it to be so fantastic I had to tell you about it again.  This recipe is important for a few reasons; Firstly, your lovely armpits are home to many […]

MEDITATION AND MINDFULNESS; Tools for Successfully Navigating Pond Draining and other Challenging Events

Many of us have gotten knocked around in the past two weeks and have experienced deep fear, shock, and high anxiety about what is to come.  It is a time of Fear and Loathing in the words of Hunter S. Thompson. This is a time that many of us are waking up. But we must manage […]

The Panic Room

Good Morning, my Friends. I’m at work on a website, Intuitive Self Defense. I had that site up and running at one point, but it now means more to me than simply using intuition to protect ourselves in a dangerous situation. There’s also Emotional Self Defense. Radical Self Defense. The whole tamale – inside and […]

Home is Where the Cat is

Having Metastatic Cancer tends to keep me thinking about how things are going to play out, and feeling a little desperate about not spending TIME properly. That can be exhausting. I’m not having symptoms yet, and it may sound counterintuitive, but that puts pressure on. Tick Tock. I should be living closer to my daughter, […]

Angels above the Grassline and below the Cloudline

I’ve seen Angels. Not angels with harps and arrows. I’m not a religious person, and I am not attached to dogma. But I have had a few interactions, and I have no doubt that I was awake, sober, and having interactions with a being other than a human. Days before my son Sam was born, […]

Being There – A Love Letter to Wyeth

My boy Wyeth had some extensive surgery recently for a badly torn knee. I had taken a few days off of work so I could be with him. He’s the youngest of my three kids, and was born right about the time his father and I were ending our 17 year old marriage. Baby Wyeth […]