Love at 5 MPH

You will always be in the driver’s seat the steering wheel steady in your hands chosen without your consent but you honor your duties steering with integrity and purpose He will always be your passenger counting on your guidance as you commandeer his safe arrival something you promise just out of the purity of your…

DAMMIT

Nola is lost. She is our one year old cat.  Grey and white, with a crooked tail, we adopted her last fall when our first family cat, Lulu, disappeared one windy day. Now we are reliving the nightmare.  Superman still cries for Lulu when he is exhausted or run down.  His defenses gone, he misses…

Marathons Are For Losers

Yes.You are right.It is a mean title.And maybe a bit extreme.But weilding my power on my blog via a shallow and mean title makes me feel just a bit better. Because my stupid little sister just ran her first half-marathon yesterday and even though she’s worked really hard since March, and even though she’s committed, devoted,…

What Lies Beneath

I know what you’re thinking.  “Boy, that Jo.  She’s got it so together.”“What a perfect example of strength, integrity, passion, and impeccable comedic timing.”“Man, if ever there was a talented, well-rounded, Polish-American woman with dual citizenship, that Jo sure would take the cake.” Yes you are.You are too thinking that.You may not realize that you’re…

Today

TodayI letan unruly emailget the best of meas my ego slowly bruisedblack and blueandthe world once again revolved only around me thenthe sudden wailof a tiny blonde angelas she fell off of the steel structuremere feet from meher left hand visibly brokena mangled mess thatI could not fixher mothergracious enoughnot to punch me outas I handed…