Category Archives: Story

Hiraeth

Thirty nine years later and the memories still come – soft around the edges, filled with warmth and ensconcing me in tendrils of nostalgia.  October.  The month I belong to. The month that signals the end of hot summer days, with … Continue reading

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I’ll Take Art History for $100, Alex

I should preface this post with: I love art and I love schools that have art classes.  This is a just a little tongue-in-cheek. The dread comes around 1:45PM Tuesdays and Thursdays. The day was Thursday.  The scene replays vividly … Continue reading

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Plastic Magic

“I don’t believe you.”  I think I said this a million times. “It’s true,” my mother, obviously exasperated with my disbelief, replied again and again. “Are you sure? Are you really sure?” “Yes. Yes, I’m sure – I wouldn’t lie … Continue reading

Posted in Childhood, Education, Family, Humor, Language, Librarian, love, Parenting, Random Thoughts, Reading, Relationships, Story, Words | Tagged , , , , , | 55 Comments

I often wondered if I began talking in the womb…

Greetings People, I’m honored to have been tagged in a blog-tour that is happening right now.  Honored and surprised as I’ve not really been an active blogger nor reader for a little bit of time – and I’ll explain why … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Childhood, connections, Humor, Language, love, News, Philosophy, Random Thoughts, Relationships, Sharon K Penmen, Story, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

A Friend and a Feast

Author’s Note: (in the spirit of my friend, Sharon) this post has taken me a ridiculously long to time write. Part of it is I don’t want to quite let go and share of the magic of the day. The … Continue reading

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Naughty Bits

It all started with the naughty bits. But please note: This is a frank and open discussion about anatomy and the rigors of bike riding upon it – very specifically in the region of, well you know, the naughty bits.  … Continue reading

Posted in Biking, Clothing, Health, Humor, Random Thoughts, Story | Tagged , , , , , , | 54 Comments

Italian Marble

This is my fastest post yet… When my husband and I were moving to Raleigh, NC in 1999 we moved into an apartment complex – basically sight unseen as we set it all up while we were still in Tucson. … Continue reading

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