Monthly Archives: November 2013

Another Thanksgiving

I just got the bird in the oven and decided to reward myself with some writing time. At the beginning of the month I promised myself I would spend more time writing. Then something amazing happened. It’s called real life. … Continue reading

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Sunday at the Diner

Sunday In the blue, silver chromium diner On the green, purple, yellow, red stools Sit the fools Who should eat at home Instead, they pay on Sunday For a cool orange juice or a bagel On the soft, green cylindrical … Continue reading

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Finding a Voice

One year ago today was the day of her memorial service, but it was also strangely a day of discovery. We rushed to put the service together quickly so that her brother could attend before he returned to the west … Continue reading

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An Ordinary Day

Well, it’s over. I got through the first anniversary, a date I had been dreading for a while. The day ended up being quite unlike what I had expected, and not in a terrible way. Really, the thing that was remarkable … Continue reading

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Two Hospitals

I called May “The Most Complicated Month”.  This may well be the Most Complicated Week. One year ago tonight I was there with her in a hospital in Northampton as she was losing the fight with cancer, with her daughters … Continue reading

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Choosing Your Path

I have never felt a need to respond to comments on a post in the next one before, but I was taken aback at what people took away from yesterday’s post. I started this blog as a journal for myself … Continue reading

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Into the Briar Patch

So much for synchronicity.  My Halloween trick came in the form for the latest buyers backing out on the house. After deep inspection, it seems the east wall needs signifigant work, which throws my moving plans completely up in  the air. … Continue reading

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