My Featured Blogger this week is TrE Loadholt of A Cornered Gurl. One of my favorite bloggers, TrE is the author of three published poetry/prose books, and is also included in various anthologies, literary magazines, and online journals. She’s a stong believer, she explains, in “love, life, the strength of community, and quitting only when necessary.” To which she adds, “I am more than breath & bones . . . I am nectar in waiting.” Read and taste.
Finding inspiration wherever I can
I signed up for overtime this past Thursday for work this morning, and low and behold … Jernee had other plans for me — for us. The Little Monster’s history is riddled with relapses because of GERD and hemorrhagic gastroenteritis. I am no stranger to these abrupt changes in our routines, but it can be frustrating and equally taxing.
About 6 years ago, I would silently blame Jernee for many of the things I missed out on because of those relapses. There have been several concerts (Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, The Isley Brothers, and Mint Condition), trips, and just the ordinary weekend trip away or visit to my best friend’s home I have had to cancel because attending to my dog came first.
A sudden illness sparked by…
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