My summer trips home always seem to carry a theme. This time, the theme perpetually pointed in the direction of LETTING GO. Letting go of my kitty for a season, having to put one of Momma's dogs to sleep, witnessing my uncle battle through another health setback, coming across a newly-dead sparrow; letting go of expectations, past pain, fears of experiencing past pain in present situations, letting go of people. On the drive home though, I decided to let go in a pleasing way: Not only to let go of my routine and travel the scenic route home, but to ...
Momma found this Acrosonic piano in the Thrifty Nickel for around $300 in the late 80s. In high school, I'd play for hours whenever I had the house to myself. Otherwise, it was "Shut that thing up!" the minute I'd touch the keys. And now that I have the house to myself this afternoon, I find the keys are almost too sticky to play. But play anyway I shall. #wilddesertwoman#home anyway
The reason behind this visit home: mah Baby Girl! I finally was at a place to collect/rescue her and together we survived the 7-hour drive to deliver her to my dear friend and foster-mom-for-a-year, Cheryl. My kitty has her spunk, spirits and health back and hopefully an extra 9 lives for all this adventure. #wilddesertwoman#wilddesertkitteh
"Wheel In Progress." I look at this picture and immediately see everything I'm doing wrong in this pose. But then I realize how far my back has come to even allow me to attempt Wheel. Everything in my body seemed to give out this past winter and I'm still recovering. But my strength is gaining momentum... #wilddesertwoman#light
"I find I'm so excited, I can barely sit still or hold a thought in my head. I think it's the excitement only a free man can feel, a free man at the start of a long journey whose conclusion is uncertain." --Red, The Shawshank Redemption #wilddesertwoman#freedom