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  • Meeting in the Margins

    Meeting in the Margins

     Grief does not attack; it seeps up from the floorboards like when it rains and your basement floods. I walk around and everything makes me sad.  I sit in front of perfectly normal television and tear up at emotionally manipulative commercials. Even as I am wiping tears, I am swearing … Read more


  • Announcements

    Announcements

    Photo by Samuel Regan-Asante on Unsplash Announcements! Announcements! Announcements!  (Anyone else hearing echoes of CampFire Camp? No, just me?) For those of you who have been following my blog for a while, my most humble thanks and boundless gratitude. For those of you who are new,  a hearty welcome. This … Read more


  • ferocity unmasked

    ferocity unmasked

    Photo by Levi Guzman on Unsplash My kid is suffering. Someone has hurt them and so I am out for blood. I am filled with rage and unable to strike. Not just because of legalities and distance, but more that my kid is an adult. A real one. Not just … Read more


  • radical and sudden

    radical and sudden

    We have all kinds of stories simmering. They bubble up in the crock pot of our brains, slowly cooking and waiting for the moment that we are ready to take off the lid and serve them up. We are waiting for the perfect moment, the best audience, and the correct … Read more


  • a complete surprise

    a complete surprise

    image by : alexandra-tran-fg2GNElTKX8-unsplash.jpg I went on a date with my husband, for dinner and a comedy show. It was at the Fox Theater, so we thought dressing up a little (even though it was going to be in the mid-90s and we were doing some walking) was required. It … Read more


  • the capers caper

    the capers caper

    Picture credit: Anthony_Rau It began so innocently with a stroll through Trader Joe’s (you know how that goes) the tempting pre-made meals won the day.  because I am lazy and not that great a cook. I lovingly gathered the favored chicken enchiladas into my embrace and then out of the … Read more