Stuck in a sensual groove right now. She's in my head. My blood. My soul. I gave her up but I never really let her go. She's ever-present in my moods. Soft. Sultry. Sexy AF. Her smooth mellow notes carving deep, permanent grooves in the vinyl of my life. Her renditions seduce me, open me … Continue reading Taking Back My Maysa
11 years 11 days ago I came out. Though I didn't know I was going to do it At the time. A late bloomer Newly married It wasn't planned Or even a thing I thought I would ever do. There were no banners No parades No fanfare No proclamations that Trish's life matters. Just the … Continue reading My Coming Out Anniversary
There's been a shift in my emotional landscape. Well, more like a fucking earthquake. An internal shaking on the surface of my heart has resulted in a sudden release of life-altering energy in my personal lithosphere. Um... that's my way of saying my world lately has been astronomically rocked. And whether it's been in a … Continue reading First Loves, Emotional Shifts and Strings From the Past.
I can't tell you how many times I've heard "Do It Scared!"; fully embraced its meaning, put on my big girl pants, walked up to the thing I was scared of and then...POOF! my brave melted into my fear and disappeared in a super cloud of animated cartoon dust. For real. Ran away like my life … Continue reading Doing It Scared: #1 People Pleasing
On the train heading back from Toronto. Did a solo three-day stint. Been a while since I've been home. A friend needed my support. Death has touched the inner circle again and my purpose was a welcome diversion. Looking into the milky gray of the watery sunset, seeing the rolling fields of almost-green, and naked … Continue reading Lonely Roads #3
Felicitations! You survived another year lol. I'm not big on resolutions so I haven't made any. Besides, I consider my birthday to be the true beginning of a new year, so I'll consider a res or two in May. For now, I'm just happy and grateful to be still standing! Wow. Pinch. Yup still here. … Continue reading 2019… And Beyond
She promised she would never leave. But she did. I’m sure she’s forgotten and expects to be forgiven the breaking of her word. She said she couldn’t imagine life without me in it. Clearly, she didn’t realize imagination is limitless. She said we’d be friends. I see no evidence of that. She never calls, or … Continue reading Time Lessons