My Food Journey

The honeymoon period lasted almost 13 years. In the beginning, I ate when I was hungry, and I ate what I was hungry for. Memories from my childhood, associated with food, make me smile; because once upon a time,  food was associated with happy times in my life and with people I loved. I still remember…

Disappointment and A Poem, But Not a Poem About Disappointment

Yesterday I missed running the Green Bay Cellcom 1/2 Marathon for the first time in many years. A stubborn knee "issue" forced me to halt my training 7 weeks ago, and I still have not been able to run without pain.  I even made a last ditch effort  to see if somehow, I had experienced a miraculous…

A Poem of Contemplation

For as long as I can remember, writing has been a passion of mine. In grade school, I remember the excitement I felt when a writing project was assigned. While many of my classmates groaned in disapproval, I started imagining the possibilities. I still have a box in the basement filled with writing from my early…