#OTR50 Day 116: Lucy the Dog

For US folks like me, tonight is the evening of a holiday. It feels far more like a Friday then a Wednesday. Though short, it was a rough week for me with a fair bit of struggle. I decided to do what I do when I need a pick me up – snuggle with the […]

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#OTR50 Day 108: Luna & Abby

Everyone needs a BFF! When Luna was still a tiny rescue puppy at about 12 weeks, we met our neighbors and their dog, Abby. Abby was about one at the time and it was an instant puppy friendship. Luna looked like a miniature Abby. Although she now has a slight brown overtone in places, as […]

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#OTR50 Day 103: Insomnia

Insomnia I awake in the middle of the night over and over and over again Each time building stress making it harder to fall back to blissful sleep Each minute ticking by meaning less and less possibilities The alarm will sound and I will groan Exhausted and weary Angry with myself 262 Days to go […]

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#OTR50 Day 97: Reimagining Traditional Toys

A friend of mine has the entire set of these on her desk at work. She randomly rearranges them. It makes me smile every time I see them.  I love the idea of revamping  the iconic traditional army green “war” toy into something meant to help bring balance and peace to soul and body. Namaste […]

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#OTR50 Day 86: Memes

I am presently experiencing life at a rate of several WTFs per hour […]

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#OTR50 Day 74: Petty Disorderly Conduct

This Out Magazine article is #truth. I was an 80s and early 90s Act Up Activist. I was recruited into the civil disobedience-based organization by an out female activist not by a cis-gendered white gay man. The NJ group from which I learned passive resistance and other safe measures for civil protesting was incredibly diverse […]

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#OTR50 Day 72: Science Fiction or Fictional Science Fact?

Today I made the acquaintance of several robots. Yes, there are times when my day job definitely has its moments. Spending the day chatting with roboticists makes the time fly even when the days are unbearably long and I am daydreaming about soaking my feet and sleeping. There are stories to be found and revealed […]

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