On happiness – in general, in particular and in total and utter honesty

I hail from the Al Bundy era.Something that I’m simultaneously proud and secretly ashamed of, I guess. Those were the days, folks, those were the days. These days that show, to many, is a desperate reminder of all that was once wrong with the world. Or still is, in many ways. A shining example ofContinue reading “On happiness – in general, in particular and in total and utter honesty”

A jab of truth

Life… Is returning to normal. It might be slowly, but it definitely is surely. And as survivors of the 2020 pandemic (doesn’t that sound dramatic), we can definitely say that we made it through all of the 5 stages of grief at one point or another: The grief over the loss of life as weContinue reading “A jab of truth”

Still here

I miss you.But you’re still here,And that feels kinda silly…So I’ll punch your shoulder and call you a weirdo.See?Who’s vulnerable now?I miss you.And you’re still here,Which totally feels stupid…So I’ll gnaw your thigh and get you a new drink.See?Who’s needy now?I miss you.Even though you’re still here,And no matter how stupidly silly that is….I loveContinue reading “Still here”

Insanity

They say…That trying the same thing…Over and over again…But expecting different results…Is insanity.But then why is it…That when I gave you my heart…I gave you all of it…No holds barred.Even though I knew…Even though I see…Even though the past has shown…That it’s not meant to be…Mine.Or ours.Or Anyones at All…Because love?Real…honest…and true love…?It’s just theContinue reading “Insanity”

It matters, doesn’t it?

Another meetingAnother dayAnother procedureAnother playWhat were you saying again?I was thinking about how being gorgeous works…When beauty is supposed to be in the eye of the beholder…But society paints the picture That those eyes are taking in.Another meetingAnother dayAnother roundaboutAnother wayWhat were you implying again?I was thinking about how being loved works…When your heart isContinue reading “It matters, doesn’t it?”

Allergies

They say that the things that bother you the most about other people… The things that make you ‘clash’ with others… The things that you can’t deal with from opposite parties… Are the things strongly represented in your own personality. Positively, or negatively so. Your ‘allergies’ when it comes to human interaction – can beContinue reading “Allergies”

The right tools

I pride myself in being a strong and independent woman. I do. And not in one of those fierce sjw over the top excruciatingly force-feminism-down-your-throat kind of ways. But in a show-rather-than-tell kind of way. And to me – being strong and independent often manifests itself in a very obvious way: my intense desire toContinue reading “The right tools”

Nostalgia Googling

Every now and then I get these moments where I suddenly see something that takes me back, way back. Moments where old memories come rushing in and where I’m flooded with nostalgia. Not saying that I’m THAT old, looking back on a life well-lived, but I just apparently have one of those brains that makesContinue reading “Nostalgia Googling”