Category Archives: Washington

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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She Buried Her Little Boy Today

She buried her little boy today, As I try and figure out what to say…that could possibly take the empty feeling away, I realize that nothing can do that. Ever. I try and plug my ears, while the world complains … 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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Home Again

The curtain lifts to a sea of camouflage. Boots. Legs. Faces. But I can’t find you. We walk down the center of the room…letting you find us. There you are. Slow motion. Can’t get there fast enough. This moment suspended … Continue reading

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Pacific Beach

Beach for miles and the quiet of no people. The kind of solitude that almost makes me like the West Coast better. A little fog lifts off the sea and floats in and back out again. If you give it … Continue reading

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