I Heard it on the Taconic

My doctor brushes a gloved fingertip across my naked stomach, and frowns. “That needs to come off,” he says. I glance down and see nothing but skin. I don’t like him, this doctor.  I like the scalpel that has suddenly appeared in his hand even less. He leans on my chest to hold me still, […]

Armpit Love

Armpits. My daughter used to call them armpots when she was a wee lass. I have mixed feelings about mine. I have a tumor in my right armpit, so where I once felt pretty carefree about my armpits as long as they were clean smelling and freshly shaven, I now know they harbor many lymph […]


“Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining.” ― Anne Lamott Well, I’m going to jump right into it, and do a little naked dancing this morning. What?!! You say? We don’t know each other that well, yet? You are correct, but I’m in the […]

Quest For Health

        Good Morrow, Peeps, I was advised to write like no one is reading, and I have the luxury of that being the case, because the only ones reading are my kids, and that’s when I force them too.  I’m trying to find my way around a blog, which is absolutely new […]