Category Archives: Deep thoughts

Brad Koehly, 35 Years Later

It’s been 35 years since my college boyfriend Brad Koehly was killed on this day, December 11th.  He’d be 56 now, most likely with grandkids.  He’d still have that big grin and be goofing off for the camera, like he … Continue reading

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I was Silent Too.

  I was raped 40 years ago, when I was 16.  I didn’t know it was rape at the time, because in 1977 rape was what happened to a woman by a stranger in a dark alley.  The term date … Continue reading

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Holding a Book in Your Hand

Someone told me the other day that they believed in dating several people at once for a while and taking lots of time to get to know each one, before deciding which one was compatible and suitable for an exclusive … Continue reading

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A Boy and His Dogs

Have you read Where The Red Fern Grows? My 4th grade teacher, Mr, Bringolf read it to us in class and I loved it so much I asked for the book for Christmas.  It still has a place of honor … Continue reading

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Embracing The Waves

Every day of our lives we stand in waist-high surf as waves roll towards us.  Some days the waves are gentle and warm and caress us as they flow around us.  Some days the waves are angry and harsh, bitterly … Continue reading

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A Shift In The Universe

I have been living in a topsy turvy world for a week. This election delivered so many enormous emotions, newly discovered truths, and paradigm shifts I have had a difficult time unravelling them all. We all have certain truths we … Continue reading

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Just When I Thought I Couldn’t Shed Another Tear

Oh Leonard…I knew your time was near. I first fell in love with you years ago in an art gallery in Montreal. As I slowly drifted around, looking at paintings, I heard this magnificent voice and that was it for … Continue reading

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