Category Archives: waiting

There’s a story busting to be told, but…

THERE’s A STORY BUSTING to be told, but I’m not exactly sure yet what it is. Maybe it’s what I’m already writing, daily, in 1,000-word installments. Not here of course, And maybe never here. Maybe this isn’t the venue at … Continue reading

Posted in discretion, processing grief, waiting, writing, you can't make this stuff up | 2 Comments

We’re Talking About it, Just Not One Day a Week

“How about we choose one a week that we don’t talk about it?” AFTER WE GIVE HUGS and send them off, the little family… After the Tangoes are put away and the Ken doll’s sandal is found laying on a … Continue reading

Posted in boundaries, control, goals, letting go, philosophical maelstroms, processing grief, response, rocky places, traveling light, waiting | 5 Comments

I Thought When Ma was Gone, I’d do it

I THOUGHT WHEN MA WAS GONE I’d finally pull them together, the scattered mess of stories, the memories that had paid me visits over the years. I didn’t start out wanting to write any of it – was happy to … Continue reading

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