Platinum Blonde

“Platinum Blonde” is one of the nicer things someone has said to me since I stopped putting highlights into my every changing hair. “If you’re over 65…” was one of the least, if not the least, welcome comment I’ve heard. I’m 55. The funny thing is that I would never...

Cinnamon Rouge- A poem for February

Cinnamon Rouge Cinnamon Rouge By Heike Mertins Cinnamon Rouge Spicy, warm and red Vibrant It fills my mouth with brazen delight And fairies sashay lightly cross my tongue Cool, cool blue So cold I taste your icicles Crackling, crisp, sharp and brittle Broken...

REAL LIFE QUESTIONS

Would you try to reach out to someone and fix a relationship if you knew you were dying? Why not start before that happens? It’s a better way to live. Stay well, Heike Image sources: Clipart-library.com, IMGBIN.com

Letting It Go

Will I Remember This In 5 Years? I needed to remind myself of what was important. So I came up with two questions to ask whenever I found myself worrying, feeling anxious, or falling down the dreaded rabbit hole. “Will I remember this in 5 years?” was the...