What would I do without you?

“Honey, Sweetheart. The dogs want to go for a walk. It’s noon. They can’t wait any longer. Are you OK to hike the trails now?” My husband gingerly ran his fingers through my dirty hair. When he slowed down I knew he was enjoying the sparkle of my silvery streaks against my dark brown. I […]

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Spruced Up Suitcases

You heard this before, on that night we finished five bottles of wine between the four of us over piles of pasta. Or you tuned in after you returned to the campfire on Rock Island once you discovered the proper marshmallow roasting sticks. Or you caught me frozen and staring at Samsonite suitcases at the […]

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Sitting chicken

My brother accuses me of remembering wrong, so please forgive me for mixing up my memories. No matter how hard I try, my mind stitches up many images from my past into a crazy colorful quilt apparently only I find fairly comforting. Frankly, it’s no wonder my memory quilt itches, tickles, and yet never feels […]

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…all in a row…

I walked off for a while. You know, like when a wild animal gets hurt and just walks off to heal and recharge? I did that. Kind of. As I ventured from one open door to another, testing the potential for good energy, I managed to hold myself upright and steady. I gathered up more […]

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One-Liner-Wednesday

“Dear mini-trolls, please stop snotting in my social media networks” – Sofie Sandell¬†Click her name to read full article Why not throw out a one-liner this Wednesday too? Photo Credit:¬†www.engadget.com

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