Everybody Else Is Doing It by Regina Tingle

The following is an excerpt from one of my current projects.    We all struggle with happiness, wouldn’t you agree?  I struggle with how I feel about myself and I’ve learned that how I feel about myself seeps into most other areas of my life.  I don’t mean how I feel about the pudge on my belly (okay, well, not really)—pudge isn’t something I can really add into the mix of “How I Feel About Myself” because the whole thing would just be too much.  What I mean is, … [Read more...]

January 13th, 2012

you were born on a cool summer day in a quiet place in the countryside.  your mother knew she would have you at home, under that tree out back.  she made a nest there, underneath that tree way out in the back corner of the property and she made that nest from leaves, lost socks, lint, old newspapers and magazines as well as chunks of her own blonde hair taken from her own hair brushes over the nine months you were gestating.  she felt it was only appropriate.  when you were … [Read more...]