The gold-burnished real reality

December 6, 2022
Like an anthropologist, I have watched the "Real" Housewives for insight into worlds I know very little about. And for a while, in the early days, that very strange...

Check out these unique & wonderful holiday gift ideas

November 4, 2022
'Tis the season for gift giving and if you're seeking unique gift ideas, I've got some that are sure to please. Lily Lark parasols and fans I've had a Lily-Lark...

How to survive–and thrive–when life hands you o...

March 5, 2022
If you've reached any adult age at all, you've either seen or experienced how life can turn in the blink of an eye. One moment, and everything has changed. How to...

How reality shows are really a form of social anthropology

November 30, 2021
Sitting here watching The Hills: New Beginnings I realize that I really AM kind of a social anthropologist. I'm looking at these impossibly beautiful people in an...

Spring-summer reading list

May 10, 2021
It's not exactly time for summer beach reads, but if you're looking for something new and different....here's what some of my friends and social media friends are...

How to find perspective on the pandemic: adapt or die

April 12, 2021
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is most adaptable to change. ~Charles Darwin Congratulations! A year...

If you don’t love California you’d better have ...

March 8, 2021
"There have always been idiots," my husband said on our morning walk. "But until the advent of social media, they've never had a platform." We were discussing some of...

Is it healthy to need your space?

February 22, 2021
I am a person who needs her space. I have always been that person. Always. When my writing class laments the solitude of writing, I celebrate it. When class members...

Are percolator coffee pots too old-fashioned?

December 28, 2020
This battered and worn Revere Ware  copper bottomed percolator sat on my mother's stovetop for as long as I can remember. Now, it looks vintage and it IS vintage. As...

The frustration of talking with those who cannot see

November 16, 2020
There's a lot of willful ignorance out there. I say "willful" because sometime I sit in disbelief of how people I thought were discerning can hold such dissonant...

Follow Carol

Welcome!

Here you’ll find my blog, some of my essays, published writing, and my solo performances. There’s also a link to my Etsy shop for healing and grief tools offered through A Healing Spirit.

 

I love comments, so if something resonates with you in any way, don’t hesitate to leave a comment on my blog. Thank you for stopping by–oh, and why not subscribe so you don’t miss a single post?

Archives

Subscribe to my Blog

Receive notifications of my new blog posts directly to your email.