Monthly Archives: May 2011

chaotic

There a million roles we play everyday, daughter, brother, husband, wife, worker, friend, lover, and the list goes on and on. But sometimes I find my job or role is just to cheer someone up, or listen to an old … Continue reading

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that sinking feeling

A friend of mine posted on Facebook the other day, “why do you live where you live?” I’ve always lived in little corners of the world; a peninsula hanging into the Atlantic ocean, or the Gulf Coast, a small village … Continue reading

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secret life of being

I read a lot of fiction, a bit of history, memoir, and various spiritual oriented books. But it isn’t only the spiritual books that offer teachings. In each and every book I’ve ever picked up there is a lesson or … Continue reading

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pathfinder

On the weekends I love to go to a flea market on the opposite side of town in the old racing downs. A tree lined street, so unusual for this part of the world, welcomes as you drive in. My … Continue reading

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sisterhood

A handful of years ago there was a sweet chapter book that came out called The Penderwicks. At the time I was working at a small independent store in a little house across from the ocean. I spent one Saturday … Continue reading

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mr. potato head

I came into a conscious moment with a pick axe in hand, wellies on my feet digging into five inches of sand and clay attempting to garden in the desert. I could feel my Polish farmer ancestors trying to will … Continue reading

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see change

I’ve been reading Jorie Graham’s Sea Change lately, picking it up, marveling at a sentence or two and putting it back down. The power and truth in its words makes me wonder if I’m feeling a sea change coming. In … Continue reading

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