Monthly Archives: November 2013

Ssssshhhhhhh! Silence, please!

This has been quite the day. Let us sculpt in hopeless silence all our dreams of speaking. FERNANDO PESSOA, The Book of Disquiet I’ve decided to go dark.  No, not my hair.  I’ve decided that I am going to silence all … Continue reading

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The Contemplation of Food

I’m sitting here eating my leftovers from last night and I realized that I did not reach for the microwave as I normally would do.  Instead, I opted to dump the contents into a pot and reheat it on the … Continue reading

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Hard Year

With the passing of my father in law, I realise that this year’s holidays will be the hardest of them all.  My mother in law will be alone; my husband might be able to come up to be with her … Continue reading

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Truth in Death

Death beckons us, like the sweet call of the night Waiting patiently in the shadows Wanting nothing, seeking nothing Its arrival unannounced Sweeping like a wind in grand gesture Death befalls as the night becomes still Quietly weeping while the … Continue reading

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Eating, Drinking, and the Merryment that Ensues

Any time I’ve been eating or drinking, I’m a happy girl. I had the opportunity to meet up with one of my east coast friends as she was working some of the college fairs here in California.  This is one … Continue reading

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