$2.67 Including Tax by Sheryl Lynn

8 February 2015 I wanted to buy someone a single rose.  The grocery near me sells nice single roses.  I went into the refrigerator, looking for just the right rose.  I found one that was blooming nicely.  It was magenta and quite large.  Gorgeous! I asked the distant young girl […] Read more »

Cod Up In The Moment by Sheryl Lynn

Instead of spending birthday money on a useful new parka or some other piece of useful apparel, I decided to put the same money into buying something that would make my dog Laila ecstatic. Her continuing presence in my life at age 16, 21 months after a diagnosis of terminal […] Read more »

A Poem For Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month 2014

I’d first learned about Traumatic Brain Injuries while caring for my mother after her 2006 fall.  I was compassionate, I wanted to understand, and I did my best to be there for her in a way that felt good to her and to me.  I didn’t know what I didn’t […] Read more »

World Alzheimer’s Month: Alzheimer’s And The Open Sesame Effect by Sheryl Lynn

My friend Gwen Weaver passed away today.  I don’t know what caused her death.  She was as beautiful on the inside as she was on the outside.  She was elegant and playful, she was dedicated and goofy, she was creative and a badass.  I remember how much fun we had […] Read more »

The Unexpected Soulmate by Sheryl Lynn

Have you ever met your soulmate?  What do you think makes a soulmate, and what do you think makes a soulmate relationship? Is it easy?  Is it permanent?  Is it what you thought it would be? I define a soulmate as someone who is a friend of someone else’s soul.  […] Read more »