Roadrunner Musings

The Agony of Decisions – A Short Story

I feel like my soul is split in half! “Split in half.” That’s a joke; more like splintered into a thousand pieces. ‘Hurry up!’ she says. Yeah, right. That’s just what I need. If I lift a foot to hurry my pace, I feel like I’ll become uprooted by the wind and blow across...

Struggling Thru Pain

You know what? There is no lifestyle or choice you can make that will bring you a life with no pain or struggle. Life is pain and struggle. We all work through it our own way. Cry. Scream. Rage. Isolate yourself. Do whatever you need to do to ease it as it passes through....

You’re Making It So Hard

I’m struggling today. I’m not sure if it’s the crushing feeling of (virtual) bullshit all around me or that I’m simply not feeling well. My head hurts and I feel a little dizzy. I just want to eat something tasty. I’ve decided to rest today and not go through my regular housework routine. Maybe...

Speak. Because You Have Something to Add.

You guys! It’s so important to live out loud and honestly. Speak. Tell your stories. Show your pictures. Share your ideas, your thinking, and your passions. You may never get positive feedback. You may never gain followers or an income. It may feel like no one is ever listening or learning from you. But...

Bloom Where You’re…Tossed?

This plant was unceremoniously dug up and tossed in a pile this past winter. I’m planning on replanting the porch area with several different kinds of agaves. After the old plants were torn up and tossed aside, I gathered them up and took them out to the back garden dump hole I have going....

Do It “Right”

Guess what? You can do everything “right” and still end up failing. The truth is that there is no “right” that works for everyone. How does it happen that you fail miserably while you do all the “right” things? You’re following someone else’s rule book.