Susan G Holland © 2021 originally 2013 or so.


We love them. We fear them. They bless us. They injure , sometimes kill us.

The bees’ nest is a font of all things good and frightening.

Same with the worms. Like the can of worms?

We talk about opening a…

Moving Off
I am about to swear off the internet cold turkey.

Special designs so complex an 83 and-a- half mind cannot follow the directions and fuzzy eyes cannot read the teeny words on the flossy new desktop. …

Photo credit: S. Scheidig

First, let’s define terms:

A fine description of a Self-Absorbed person has been nailed
well by
Doug Bartholomew MS, LMHC

But why am I asking?

I, Susan, would really like to know where the line is between “super-focused” and “selfish.” It’s my conscience at work again. …

I swear: All the Tweeting in the modern world is about as consequential as Vic Damone’s song about tweets.

Somehow I got curious enough to enter into the Twitter World way back in the past century in a ten-step group. One guy there kept his cell phone on so he…

©SGHolland May 2021

Ummm …. yes, sort of?

There are so many definitions, aren’t there? (← see link)

Just asking here about trust as it pertains to assured reliance on the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something.” This is the top item on Merriam-Webster’s list.

Sometimes…actually most of the time (unless you…

Kingston Trio singing video

SGHolland, here, on May 14, 2021, and breathing a little better now that the US seems to be hanging out its Dirty Laundry, as it were. It feels as if some truth is coming out, finally, about those who govern us and “keep us safe.”


SGHolland Wash-day, May 5, 2021

Get out the packing tape!

It was probably me…I carry a tissue in my left pocket pretty much all the time here in the fertile air of New Mexico.

Pretty much all the time I search pockets before I put the laundry in the washer.

Today I have to finish up a cat portrait.

No excuses.

The cat portrait has sat around unfinished for about two years. …

©SGHolland April 26,2021

Morning discussions must be a part of my specific path. Yes, a pre-prepared trail to becoming “done,” “mature,”… ready to move on finally, at some future hour or year.

Today W and I talked over breakfast about whether we actually are following a path as we live…

A true tale about Amaryllis. It is the only genus in the subtribe Amaryllidinae. It is a small genus of flowering bulbs, with two species. The better known of the two, Amaryllis belladonna, is a native of the Western Cape region of South Africa, particularly the rocky southwest area between…

Susan G Holland

Ever curious, I wonder, I ask, I probe, I learn, I write. A grateful 80-something, still discovering the brand new day.

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