Thawing the Freeze

Sometimes in life we just plain freeze up.  It can be subtlety insidious with a slowing down when life gets chaotic and before you know it you are overwhelmed and completely frozen — unable to move forward or any other direction. A year ago I changed “Murgatron’s Musings” to “Marigold Moon Herbal and Wellness” to … More Thawing the Freeze

Always Blue Christmas

As the holiday season nears an old familiar feeling rises. Deep profound sadness flows in like the rising tide and I greet it like an old but annoying friend. I really don’t know why it happens but I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling this way. It doesn’t come from my expectations being too high. … More Always Blue Christmas

Be Your Own Baby

I looked forward to the “empty nest” with a fervor that made me question the very existence of my basic mothering instincts.  Where was the angst, the wringing of hands, the worrying that I would never see my fledglings again?  Somehow I was fairly certain they would still be about and had no worries that I … More Be Your Own Baby

I need my pain!

“You know that pain and guilt can’t be taken away with a wave of a magic wand.  They’re the things we carry with us, the things that make us who we are.  If we lose them, we lose ourselves. I don’t want my pain taken away.  I need my pain!”  Captain James T Kirk I … More I need my pain!

If the road to hell is paved with good intentions then I’m going on a six-lane superhighway.

In my heart I am a truly good and altruistic person.  I have creative ideas to show appreciation to my friends and family while simultaneously making the world a better place to live.  Yet, each of my days is horribly like the last as if I am starring in my own personal Ground Hogs Day.  First … More If the road to hell is paved with good intentions then I’m going on a six-lane superhighway.