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Before I give you the rest

The last time I wrote about losing someone it took nearly a year to get it on the page, and I hardly wrote anything else during that time. I've lost someone again, but I can't wait a year to write this time. In fact the people I have lost would entreat me not to. So before… Continue reading Before I give you the rest


Homesick in 2015

THIS MORNING, sometime between the hours of three and five AM, I opened my laptop to Skype home because I couldn't sleep. Mom said the drought in Lake County has abated but the rain won't stop. She said it's cold and that a new grey tabby likes to sit outside the kitchen window and watch her putter.… Continue reading Homesick in 2015