Monthly Archives: March 2014

Sending Myself Packing, Two

“It must be very liberating.” The word is always spoken in italics by those uttering it. “So freeing; to be getting rid of everything like this?” Of course they are referring to the downsizing of my life, my cleaning out … Continue reading

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Let The Sleeping Dog Lie

I lie in bed at night reading a little before turning the light out, on the left side of the bed closest the lamp. He’ll lie next to me, on the right, against my thigh.  As one hand holds the … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap

“I can’t begin to imagine what you’re feeling.”  This seems to be a popular refrain from my friends, wondering how I’m dealing with the unrest caused by my Peace Corps plans having been so abruptly pulled out from under me.  … Continue reading

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Stones in the Road

Mary Chapin Carpenter sent me a post on Facebook.  Or rather her management company did.  Ms. Carpenter is a favorite artist of mine, a singer-songwriter and she would be my choice as poet laureate if I were to have a … Continue reading

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Dancing With The Bear

The news wasn’t totally unexpected, but it was discomforting.  Everything had been falling into place nicely on this end but falling apart on the other.  The sale of the house was moving along and the closing was going to fall … Continue reading

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