Category Archives: Personal

Momentum

Eight days into the new year and I’m feeling a little overwhelmed. It’s easy, when you’re swept up in the frenzy of the holidays, to idealize how things are going to go “after the first of the year,” to imagine … Continue reading

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December Views 15

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December Views 14: The Only Constant

She walked nonchalantly into my apartment, and my life, almost 17 years ago, age unknown but certainly well past the kitten phase even then. In the years since, (I was 29 then, after all, and 46 now) an assortment of … Continue reading

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December Views 13

I’ve been staying close to home the past few days, trying to avoid the crowds and the craziness out there. Here’s a shot of my great-grandfather’s mandolin. :-)

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December Views 07: Happy Birthday, Dad

Thinking about you today and missing you, as always.

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thankful

It’s mind boggling how much can change in a year. Last Thanksgiving, I returned home from having dinner with family, pulled my car into the garage and closed the door behind me. But then I sat there, in that closed … Continue reading

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I’m not a joiner and other lies I tell myself

My new life here in the desert has been a revelation. The ease with which I’ve settled into this beautiful place, and into my bright, light-filled new home, has been rather astonishing. It’s a change of scenery that has helped … Continue reading

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