Women’s Issues

Three Ways to Avoid Creative Burnout

Burnout has been on the rise in the workplace since the pandemic began in March of 2020. Depending on the polls used, burned out people make up between 49 and 77 percent of the work force. That’s a depressing statistic. It’s made worse since I’ve been in the throes of creative burnout for more than …

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Waiting Again

This poem was posted last year on the blog (with minor changes),but since I’m waiting again, it seemed pertinent. Again. WaitingWhen I’m anticipatingA certain answerSomething cringesWhile I’m waiting The moment tension’s abatingOver that caller IDOr a specific emailThat I’ve been awaiting There’s no sense understatingThe emotional swirlWhen the answer comesAfter many weeks waiting My heart’s …

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A Rose of Another Color

On a recent camping trip, I stopped to smell the roses and learned a lesson about aging. A rose by any other color…no, that’s not how Shakespeare said it. The day dawned with cloudless blue skies. Joy! I would spend the day with my sister who was driving from Lincoln City to the campground in …

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