The Humble Ant Fascinating article: “Even though they are weak compared to the overall strength of other animals, ants know how to plan and prepare. They stockpile food for the colony during the summer and eat it during the autumn when food sources become scarce in order […]
My name is Nancy, named after the song “Nancy with the Laughing Face” – Quite prophetic – I almost always wear a smile. The name Nancy is a Hebrew baby name. In Hebrew the meaning my name is: Grace. My middle name Jean – is also a Hebrew […]
Freedom does not come without a cost Without spilled blood and loss No freedom isn’t free It takes courage and bravery. Independence Day would be but lost memories If not for our military and their families. So please proudly stand with me and thank properly All those […]
I penned this poem during a nine-month stay in Johns Hopkins Bayview Care Center (from November 27 2003 until September 9 2004), while doctors tried to get my 104 plus raging fevers under control. IV pain medication kept me woozy as I drifted in and out of sleep. I […]
I decided that for the next month or so, I shall be writing in my diary on my blog.
Hues of crimson, amethyst, orange, and gold
PROLOGUE “The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.” Johann Kaspar Lavater
Triggers are stealthy. An image, a song, a smell, a flashback, etcetera, happen suddenly. Assaults are like bullets flying over my head. In that moment my whole world changes and it takes me time to readjust. PTSD often lingers for a lifetime. I wrote the poem below as […]