There are times that I am lost, adrift in a sea of emotions that I cannot identify. A small vessel battered by the storm. Tossed by waves of anger and apathy. Feeling helpless and yet feeling nothing. Tossed about like a child’s plaything until I am tossed aside, interest lost.    


Autumn Equinox Is Not About Pumpkin Spice

When you think about fall what do you think of? Most people say Pumpkin Spice everything, jumping in piles of leaves, sweaters, boots, bonfires and football but that’s not what fall is all about.   Autumn Equinox is the official first day of Autumn or Fall which ever you prefer to call it, originally it was […]

10K Thank Yous Giveaway

10K Thank Yous Giveaway Ends 10/1

  Yes, we are celebrating you.   All of you who followed Eclectic Evelyn on Twitter. Join the Party   This party is just for our Twitter followers, so if you are not following you need to be. As a big thank you to all our followers, we are hosting a giveaway.       […]

I Put The Fem In Feminist

I Put The Fem in Feminist

Glitter is not oppressive. Embracing femininity is not oppressive. Telling me to hide my feminine side is oppressive. I am a woman born woman and proud of it. I like all the frills and thrills of being a woman. I was born to be a girly girl princess but I am also a warrior for […]

The Hunger #SOCS

She could feel the hunger in her as she looked through the window. There he sat with his date, a woman well past her prime with blonde hair that can only come from a bottle. She was not jealous if anything she felt sorry for the woman. She knew what was coming. Maybe not tonight […]

Children are NOT collateral Damage

Children are NOT Collateral Damage

When did it become accepted that children are collateral damage? When did the powers sit down and say children are expendable? In what back room, boardroom, golf course, country club gathering did everyone agree that it was okay to sacrifice children on the alter of corporate greed?  In what nightmare of insanity did the world […]

Drowning #Poem


I am drawn to you like an errant lover I return time and time again seeking solace Finding none and finding everything You call to me from the depths of my soul Fear bubbling up from the deep Sucking me into your undertow Storm waves surge Reaching for me I claw my way up Trying […]

Why I Love Real Books

Why I Love Real Books

I grew up loving books, real books, with their smudged ink on dog-eared pages held together by bent withering spines. The library was where I wanted to be. Surrounded by all the books I could ever want to read. I didn’t just love reading, I loved the smell and feel of the books. A lot […]

Marblehead Lighthouse Ohio

Lighthouses and August

  It was on this day in 1789, that Congress approved an Act for the establishment and support of lighthouse, beacons, buoys and public piers. In Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the signing of the Act and the commissioning of the first Federal lighthouse, Congress passed a resolution which designated August 7, 1989 as […]


Everything August

A new month has arrived and with it the end of summer.  August is the last hurrah before we must return to school and the the business of the fall and holiday season.  August starts with Lammas, the celebration of the first harvest and the baking of the first bread of that harvest and ends […]