Poem: When the Muse is Silent

During the month of April, I’ll be participating in the A-Z Blogging Challenge. My first book, a memoir on grief, will be available Summer 2021. Follow me on the journey to publication! Image and Poem © 2021, Mikaela D'Eigh

Exhausted: Reclaiming the Art of Napping

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon.” Charles M. Schulz, Charlie Brown's Little Book of Wisdom Why does it usually take an illness to reclaim our right to leisure?! The last couple of afternoons, I have had to take a nap.  I don’t mean fifteen or twenty minute power naps.  I’m … Continue reading Exhausted: Reclaiming the Art of Napping

Death Makes Me a Coward

After living with the regret of not spending more time with my father before he died three years ago, you would think that this would have made me braver in the face of death.  It has not.