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The photographer’s model

Coming of age in a boring old town– Beautiful girl in high school. His truck. Rides home after class. Twice her age. The kind of story you never tell your mother. She looked up to him. Probably even had a … Continue reading

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Alone again, naturally

As the rolling picture of my life plays, the words F-A-L-L flash upon the screen. Leaves tumble and glisten through the rain. I drive this way to work each day, this nice area of pine tree lined road. I do … Continue reading

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Not Quite A Year

The words spoken by my husband resonated in my head, “maybe we’re not meant to be here.” Can it be true? Maybe. It is certainly not for a lack of trying…but for a long time, it seems that things have … Continue reading

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Two-Way Street

Sometimes it gets old always being the one to initiate a friendship, or keep one going; a conversation, a phone call, a visit, a card, a letter, a gift, or a message. It’s tiring. And for years in many of … Continue reading

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Pipe Dream

Pipe dream: a hope, wish, or dream that is impossible to achieve or not practical–Merriam-Webster. In a perfect world, flights would take off and arrive on time. Airplanes would not break down, and people would not be rude. Flight attendants would … Continue reading

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Why It Doesn’t Matter That Your Husband Is An Officer And Mine Isn’t, Revisted

This happens so rarely, but when it does, it quickly becomes very awkward and unwelcome. Not the first time I’ve written about it either, and I’m sure it won’t be the last…so just don’t be this spouse. Please, I’m begging. … Continue reading

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A year

It has been longer than one year since I began this post about my grandmother’s death. Continue reading

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