Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Downside of Having Eyes

I see what you did there. How you swapped chairs when I got up. How you gouged through my monogram I left on the tree. I see how you changed history. How you hid the pictures away and forgot the names of the people. How you washed the truth until it became … Continue reading

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I’m just here for the food

I wrote and posted this over at facecrack not too long after Mothers Day.  Food is one of my ramble on for days subjects.  I think I will just revisit food every Thursday rather than try to cram it all … Continue reading

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In High School, they called me Skipper, too.

Yeah, I skipped yesterday.  The question “Are you proud of your roots?”  made the whole day difficult.  I really was afraid of conjuring up some ghostly nonsense after thinking about what that meant to me.  So, I’ll try and write … Continue reading

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History will repeat

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NaBloPoMo asks me today Dolly Parton said: “Storms make trees take deeper roots.” Agree or disagree? I couldn’t disagree more.  Don’t get me wrong.  I love Dolly and I appreciate the odds she came up with.  I just think there are … Continue reading

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Roots and the occasional random leaf

I’m rarely  at a loss for words.  I have found myself opening the NaBloPoMo page , reading the prompt for June and coming back with something to write.  I can usually just start and finish pretty quickly, often without editing. … Continue reading

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Traveling back to old country

Fifteen years after the discovery of my adoption , when I was pregnant with my fifth and settling into what I had always thought was the perfect age (about 36), I bought airfare to Japan.  I applied for  a passport … Continue reading

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