Photo of the Month ~ February 2021

Wintry afternoon between two snow days.

I hadn’t intended to hibernate, but I didn’t know how much my mind and body needed to recover. After the fascistic horror of January 6. After the first couple weeks of a new administration, after which I finally relaxed. After seeing the beginning of the end of The Year of Uncertainty with the vaccine rollout. After realizing that the sustaining silver linings during COVID were good but deep down I was extremely exhausted. … February found me inside and quiet, and outside some. I took a few photos. This, my favorite of the month.

There are bright spots between storms. Even in the midst of gloom, there’s light.


DSF’s Photo of the Month is published on the last Sunday of each month.


Friday Fhoughts: Jan. 29, 2021

See, what happened was *gestures wildly all around with my mini American flag* and that set me back as I took time to recover. January 6’s insurrection was exhausting then saddening then maddening, all leading to curling up again in the super soft blankie for days, then time warped until January 20, then hope! BIG sighs of relief! The narcissist is gone. So, too, then the daily triggers reminiscent of past experiences. Oh, how I enjoy boring government press briefings that could put a sloth to sleep and not checking the news every five minutes to make sure a nuclear attack isn’t starting because someone’s tiny feelings got hurt. I’m calm and relax-y and I think, “I miss my blog!” so I sign into WordPress and…. *faints*…. my last post was January 5. I was just saying last night to someone how I feel like somehow a week or two disappeared into the ether — are they in a lost and found box somewhere?

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