Tag Archives: holiday season

Santa Claws

Oh, Santa Claws, eating cookies and nip with glee while slurping your milk and leaving hairballs beneath the tree. Oh, Santa Claws, placing a loving purr in every gift, then shredding the paper and giving each ornament a special lift. … Continue reading

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Determined Relaxation

DO and there’s satisfaction in doing, but also risk of burnout. DON’T DO and there’s rest, but also the risk of stagnation and guilt. On any given day we alternate between doing and not doing, doing meaning following our writing … Continue reading

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Peace

May peace find those I’ve lost, those I’ve loved, those I long to hold. May peace find friends, acquaintances, those with whom I don’t get along. May there be peace for one and all so this world we leave our … Continue reading

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The Privilege of Giving

And so the year draws to an end and nature becomes a quieter place. As I draft this post it’s the Winter Solstice here in the Northern Hemisphere and it’s snowing. The countermelodies are the holidays and shopping mania, even … Continue reading

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Kitty-Proof Christmas Tree

Dearest Santa, with your holiday wiles, know nothing of challenges, of holiday trials. You travel the globe each Christmas Eve, yet you’ve not designed the kitty-proof Christmas tree. Stockings, wreaths, less fun than branches. The night’s tolling tree bells forewarning … Continue reading

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Eternal Holiday

There was as there ever was eternal starlight, kisses in the night, whispers to caress her ears, tender touch tracing comet tails upon her skin, upon a deepening love ever after. There was as she’d always dreamed late night loving, … Continue reading

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A Holiday Gift

She gasped, took a breath, but there was no air. A touch, a single touch, a gentle touch. A single word, a word for her. Her name. She stared, but the rational world held no answers. A chill, a single … Continue reading

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Dream of Cherishing

It was a dream she’d had, enough to fill her heart, love and tenderness, affection that’d never part, a hand to hold when walks were cold, a winter’s evening in a snowy park. A better life, an imagined life, a … Continue reading

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