Tag Archives: life

November 02

Slow Down

ROLL UP! ROLL UP! Ladies and gentlemen, girls and boys, GATHER ROUND, for it is my honour, delight, and PLEASURE to introduce to you *drumrolllllllllllll* MR JESTER – one of the Blogosphere’s very finest, most entertainingest wonders. He will dazzle you with words; he will finagle the corners of your imagination; he will leave you […]

October 26

ONWARDS & UPWARDS

Lizzi, Not only did you write this post in less than an hour because I wasn’t able to manage a single word, but you did it because  you love me.  This may not be the best place or way to tell you how much I love and appreciate our friendship but it’s how I am […]

Perspective can change our belief system wholly and completely. We can even take on a different perspective to fight jealousy. August 13

Slaying My Green-Eyed Monster

When our air conditioner broke, we had to turn the air off for a few hours. It happened to be one of the hottest, most humid days Chicago has seen in a while. As I was coming into the house from outside, I felt the cool relief of our well-insulated home. The humidity was gone […]

June 25

The Man(di) Cave Gets Intimate (Kind of)

Turn down the lights. Pull on something more comfortable. I have a treat for you today. I’ve invited some very special guests to join me in the Man(di) Cave, and we are getting a little … er … ahem … intimate. Come on in. Sit down. Take off your shoes. Let me introduce you to […]

November 14

INSOMNIA

This week the Sisterwives were honored to have Matticus guest post twice.  The first post was about the perception of cowardice and the second was about insomnia.  Today I have an extra surprise for the SisterWives community; a poetic duet titled Insomnia written by Matticus and I. Written by Matticus and Hastywords   Tip-toeing through […]

October 16

I’m the Sea King’s Daughter

Six weeks ago, I almost drowned. So why did no one hear me scream?

July 03

Above the Storm

The other day I sat outside at a small café and watched a bird flying into the wind. I sat transfixed as she dipped down and then up all the while flapping her wings to no avail. She just flew in place, never even moving an inch. Eventually, she conceded to the fierce and wild […]

June 23

Who we are, and how we came to be

We met, as people in the Blogosphere are wont to do, via happenstance, serendipity and mutual friends. In one corner of the Universe, Samara and Jennie had become enchanted with one another’s words, and declared each other “Sisterwives.” In other corners of the Universe, in spite of the Atlantic Ocean, Lizzi and Beth were having […]