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In the glued together, taped together house

Every story has a beginning. We all come from somewhere. Sometimes stories that cannot be told until the timing is right. Not because we long to hurt with our words, but because the story needs to be told. It may … Continue reading

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Is home where the heart is?

If home is where the heart is it’s no surprise that I never feel fully at home in any one place. I have left pieces of my heart in lots of different places over the years. Small bits of my heart … Continue reading

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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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The Last Battle

(Writing from the perspective of a beautiful friend experiencing divorce): Two people in a room with nothing left in common after all of these years. The age gap did not matter then, like it does now. Not a thread to … 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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