piddiddle, piddaddle

Crossposted at Insanemonade. Bringing in some of my creative writing into this blog Characters: LS – Little Sis BS – Big Sis Living room of a Brooklyn apartment. Like way out there Brooklyn. Like Bay Ridge or something. So you know, more space than normal. BS is folding laundry on the couch. She is listeningContinue reading “piddiddle, piddaddle”

Self Care Is Hard Work

Continuing the previous post and comments and conversations about self-care and managing it I worry about burnout. I don’t worry about it a lot, but I can usually tell when I’m feeling it because that’s when the worry starts to creep in. It’s the preview before the full-on exhaustion. It’s the days/weeks/months of denial thatContinue reading “Self Care Is Hard Work”

Getting Everything Done

Winter break in Texas. The weather (though rainy) is high-50s, low 60s (and sometimes in the 70s/80s) F. Next semester is going to be a challenging one, though hopefully only academically. While I sit here, I have a list (somewhat written but mostly in my head) of all the things I want to accomplish beforeContinue reading “Getting Everything Done”