Author Archives: Blog Woman!!!

About Blog Woman!!!

Once in a while I can rock a thought. I simply believe in what I stand up for. I'd most like people to know that surviving the trials of mountains and monsters is more than resilience - it’s a path to your destiny. On a mostly weekly basis I throw out a grab-bag of facts, ideas or creativity; like a box of chocolates wrapped in ribbons of occasional profanity.... In other words, it's my party I can fun if I want to. So, waddya say, can we talk?

Indigenous Funds Are Not ‘Federal Funds’ – A Quick Educational Reality Check

There are a host of historical reasons the Indigenous remain at arm’s length in relationship to Canada. The stories shared daily about the inequities are solidly documented. One of the most offensive statements the Indigenous hear repeatedly is, “the Indigenous … Continue reading

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Blackbird Fly…

This is a re-run of a little story from a year or so ago. I’d made a bit of a startling discovery that would provide me with an amusing relationship until this Spring.  At that time, I realized I’d entered … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Lighter Side, Storytelling, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 27 Comments

Summer Advances

Spring blossoms beckonPollinator photobombAntennae signaled RL #cherry #blossom Twilight ambitions The fruits of summer’s labor Sweetening pleasures RL #apple #blossoms

Posted in Haiku, micropoetry, photo, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged | 4 Comments

What is the “Indigenous Rights Framework” and Why Do All Indigenous People Need To Know It?

This is an issue so big, I’d consider it criminal if we didn’t do our best to make sure all our relations are aware of it. I don’t know how many people truly understand what Trudeau’s “Indigenous Rights Framework” is. … Continue reading

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If Hell Holds a Promise…

Healing is not for the faint of heart. It’s a contract built on a vow to harness and clutch only at ironclad strengths. Continue reading

Posted in healing, Life, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged | 13 Comments

Friday Funnies; ‘Cause It’s My Anniversary & I Can Fun If I Want To

It’s getting close to that green time of year again, and by green, I mean green beer, green rivers, green paraphernalia of assorted insanity, and oh yeah, Spring. It’s also my 6th year of using this platform to assuage my … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Memes, Uncategorized | 14 Comments

Phoetic February: Missing You

February 14th was changed forever for Indigenous communities 28 years ago. While we still share in acknowledging and celebrating love, we also use the day to recognize and memorialize our  mothers, daughters, sisters, cousins, aunties and grandmothers lost to us … Continue reading

Posted in Grief, Haiku, Indigenous Peoples, Life, photo, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged | 6 Comments

Phoetic February: Wooden Larceny

Remember that time You trimmed the thickened branches A hostage was claimed Little game of tit for tatForgotten loss; willow’s gain RL #haiku #tanka

Posted in Haiku, Micro Poetry, photo, Poetry, Tanka, Uncategorized | Tagged | 7 Comments

Phoetic February: Sunday Moody Sundays

It’s been about a month’s worth of thoughtful weekly beginnings. Something in the air… change, newness, the call of Spring? I don’t know. I do know each one gave me something personal; something not quite typical… Heralding Hues Waning assurance?Maybe … Continue reading

Posted in Haiku, Life, Micro Poetry, photo, Photos, Poetry, three line poetry, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

The Point

Life is never easy, not really, and not for anyone, and especially if you’re a person of color living within a colonized country. It honestly feels like we’re always living in an ongoing classic movie. The underdogs fighting the Borg, … Continue reading

Posted in Angels, Haiku, Life, Micro-Poetry, New Year's Eve, photo, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments