100th Blogday—Reflections on a Blog’s Birth, Change, and the Optimism to Try Again

Spiralwoman.com was born sometime during the very early part of 2013. At that precise time, I was in a tunnel and the light was starting to show. I was ready to emerge. To write, live, forge ahead. Starting this blog was a huge affirmation of life and joy. I’m not altogether sure of the details… Continue reading 100th Blogday—Reflections on a Blog’s Birth, Change, and the Optimism to Try Again

I Can See Clearly Now (Almost)

It started as a little swelling on my eyelid. A little pressure. I could ignore it, but should I? Life went on, but sometimes I would peer into the mirror, squinting to see better. What WAS that thing? Over the course of a week, it transformed daily—hourly—into increasingly offensive versions of a vision-occluding sty. Finding… Continue reading I Can See Clearly Now (Almost)