- Juleitte, Georgia, USA
- January 02
- Just me. An aging southern hippy chick.
MY RECENT POSTS
- A Dangerous Situation
July 16, 2014 03:16PM
- Go see Elsie
July 06, 2014 06:09PM
- Anatomy of a heart
June 28, 2014 02:10PM
- Hometown Rock and Roll
June 25, 2014 11:44PM
- Snake in the House
June 19, 2014 01:54PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Gary Seven, the rest of
the current story isn't mine
My story - I
July 18, 2014 07:03PM
- “Yes. Thanks. Much
July 18, 2014 02:30PM
- “It is a melding of
something which happened to me
in my early
thirties and a
July 18, 2014 02:17PM
- “We have an electric
typewriter in our storage unit
yard sale. I learned
July 11, 2014 08:24AM
- “That area in South
Carolina will never let you
never get out of you
July 07, 2014 07:53PM
- MY LINKS
He changed her operating system,
Taking Joy, Leaving Guilt;
Building and Dwelling there.
He was a snake handler.
Finding Them in her mind,
Teasing Them out,
Having his fill.
He was an interogrator,
mining for Cracks,
plying Them… Read full post »
My heart, the sacred center of my self, is a living place. The brain focuses our mental perception of our environment, but our hearts resonate with the whole of the universe.
Is becoming a butterfly painful? Cells grow and split on every level, reshaping and reforming.
If you want to know something definitive about rock and roll, reading this is not going to enlighten you. I can’t even carry a tune.
But I grew up in a town were the seeds of Southern Rock, the Blues, Funk and Soul were all sown. I grew to… Read full post »
The metaphor for today is serpent. Chicchan is the Mayan word for serpent or snake, and it embodies the idea of energy and evolution. Chicchan is thought of as an energetic force which is often referred to as Blood Lightning. The concept is analogous to Kundalini from eastern worl… Read full post »
sacred Tzolkin calendar informs her followers that today is Kan, a
day for planting seeds and/or contemplating the meaning of "seed
sowing" on as many different levels as one can find. This day of
“freedom and fertility” occurs in a never ending twenty
I… Read full post »
Late last July, we walked out of from a VA appointment stunned. They wanted CC to go through a thirty day, residential rehab - not to get him off the mega doses of narcotics they had been prescribing to him for several years now - but as a condition to continue taking/… Read full post »
Almost a year ago, I vowed to leave Georgia. Since then I have found out a lot about leaving, or maybe I should say, intending to leave - since I am still here. My intention to depart this area sent shockwaves into every area of my life.
I’ve been here… Read full post »
I feel obligated to make a wish every time I see a log truck. I don’t know the origin of this touch-something-blue-and-make-a-wish obsession; but I have been doing it for most of my life.
Living in timber territory, I get the opportunity to make lots of wishes.
Dealing with CC hurts because if I let myself be in the least bit vulnerable; I get torn to shreds. When he gets in PTSD mode, no information is transferred or accepted nicely.
Being aid, assistant and wife for a combat wounded Veteran Marine who has a brittle forty year… Read full post »
I have tread lightly on this subject before, but I am going more fully in depth of why when I blog, I call myself poetTESS. Using poetTess as my moniker embarrasses me. I always emphasize the Tess part of it because it seems mighty presumptuous to call myself poet.
The… Read full post »
I read online a few weeks ago about the party which takes place the last evening of the Zona Rosa retreat. This is an annual party full of those of the literary ilk. I told my Mama about it and the first thing she said was,
"What are… Read full post »
We all have little pockets of time,
It hasn't escaped my notice that it has rained ever since Governor Perdue publicly prayed for rain sometime late last year. I've been none too pleased with the results. Oh - I love the rain, and the thought of our aquifers filling back up, seeing our rivers flowing, having the… Read full post »
Georgia is mighty green this year. Really green and beautiful.
I am transported to the Georgia of my youth before years of drought squeezed the verdant lushness out of this place summer after summer.
When I was a kid, it was semi-tropical around here. Humid was a word often… Read full post »
CC had gum surgery at the VA Hospital today. We go there almost every week so it hardly seems a big deal anymore. I know we'll be in the land of long straight halls and veterans, every shape, color, size, diabiility and malady.
Surgery and CC are not things I look… Read full post »
The Very Bad Pain Clinic, otherwise known as Rehab always smells of urine. And I hate walking back into its depths. I always feel like I am witnessing something too personal.
The first back room has people lying on beds with clean white sheets. They are being r… Read full post »
The last time I wrote about the VA,
it was like one of those National Embarrassment Issues.
This blog entry is here to balance the reporting a bit.
Because I am grateful for the benefits and compensation supporting my family.
&nbs… Read full post »
The hospital is as crowded as I have ever seen it. We had to find a different place to park, the smoking area was crawling with folks and in general there were people everywhere.
We… Read full post »
Thursday CC went to the VA Hospital to see his primary care giver. CC took a twenty year break from using their services except for getting leg braces, but about a year ago decided to give it another try. The hospital is about an hour from our home. We left… Read full post »
Or how come I am so fucking liberal?
or why do I have such outrageous opinions?
or what is an open mind?
Dear Dr. Amy,
In reference to your post
"Are there any bad reasons to have an abortion?,
I will now give you the satisfaction
of having created a rant/
My daddy was an artist.
This is one of the beloved legacies he left me.
He didn't live a long life, dying at age fifty
from complications of diabetes.
Daddy had many passions.
Art, architecture (his profession),
photography, sailing, science.&n… Read full post »