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On Getting Home Before Dark

How many times can you go home? Every staggered experience.  Finding love, saying good bye to a cherished dog. Hanging curtains in a new place to live.  Standing over headstones in a weedy cemetery.  Looking up at clouds, searching the … Continue reading

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Sparking Memories

It has been a long time since Memorial Day didn’t spark some kind of memory for me that was hard to express.  I think I don’t have a problem retelling a story or wrapping some words around a memory….unless it … Continue reading

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Lean

Drawn to sound the drone of machines the gasp of strangers the crash in the night the rise of a revolt. Lean into the wind listen for the beat wails in the creek hooves on the hill. Hover over the smoke … Continue reading

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How I Avoid Hating Mothers Day

I thought by now, I would be used to the holidays that roll by every year. The ones that come with all the happy #tbt photos of moms with big hair and big sedans. Every year, I convince myself during … Continue reading

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For Those Who Love ALL Things Japanese

Love, they say All the things The art, women, food, movies, colors, language, memories. Except for the smell of fish, the depiction of history, the strength in her story, the nuance in speech, the kindness, respect, the reason you fell … Continue reading

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