Freedom is Magic…and Scary 

I held in my hands all I’d ever wanted. I held in my hands the piece of paper that was the key to my independence. In front of the DMV doors, on the misty morning of my seventeenth birthday, I held in my hands, my driver’s license.  The excitement that poured out...

Vulnerability is Not S Scary or Is It….

The New Year is here and for some, there is absolutely nothing new and for others everything is new.  A new job, new relationship, new home, or new outlook ready to define the start to 2022.  Or maybe you are one of those people who does not desire anything...

A Flock of New Beginnings

I have NO idea why I called this a Flock of New Beginnings:  Maybe because it just sounded good to me?  Maybe because I was thinking of that guy’s hairdo in A Flock of Seagulls?  Or, maybe because each New Year comes in with the possibilities of new...

The Power of Prayer

How’s everyone doing in 2022? Are you off to a good start? Did you make a few resolutions yet? Well, our theme this month on The Daily Feels is New Beginnings, so here’s my two cents for you when setting out on a few new ventures in the near future.  Resolutions,...

THE NEW WORLD AND THE OLD

THE NEW WORLD AND THE OLD  HISTORY ABOUT THE MALOCCHIO, THE MEDAL AND MORE…  1. The two fingers, down, ward off evil; up, to curse or watch your wife, she’s cheating 2. The one in the middle, ward off evil  3. And on the end; the horned god Faunus...

Finding New Year’s Peace In A Small Town

Finding Peace in the New Year Ever since I was a child, New Year’s Eve has held some special place for me. As a writer, I have loved the idea of redemption and the new beginnings that the New Year promises. And they are only promises, many broken before the vow leaves...

Please Cancel Christmas

“Please Cancel Christmas” (But Only the Stressful and Excessive Parts)” Every holiday season finds me, once again…..stressed out and lamenting the fact that there is too much expectation of mamas everywhere, when all that we really want is to spend time making...

Another Chance to Get It Right

Another year down, and what a year indeed. Please pat yourself on the back for making it through it. Actually, give yourself a MF bear hug cause this one was yet another doozy. I love how going into 2020 we were all screaming, “NEW YEAR NEW ME! SEEING 20/20...

Until We Meet Again, Daily Feelers

It all started for me in high school, where an English teacher told me I was not a strong writer.  At that point and time, that feedback didn’t trouble me.  And then in college, that criticism was echoed…and it was then where my insecurity with the written...