Category Archives: Love

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As my final days in Israel wind down, I know I will miss my beautiful grandsons. At three, A is the light of my life, and his new baby brother has been a dream to cuddle. No doubt, the inspiration … Continue reading

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Whatcom Writes Honor: A Daughter’s Tale

I am currently overseas visiting my daughter and her family. I came to attend the birth of my 2nd grandson and to help out, and here I’ve been for more than 5 weeks, with one more to go. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Blink: A Mother’s Heart

  THEN….                                    AND NOW! In the past months I’ve written words and more words… in my head. I’ve written about the lengthening days … Continue reading

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Bringing My Father Back: A Father’s Day Love Story

A very wise therapist told me to write about my father… for Mother’s Day. The fact I’ve thought about it nearly every day for weeks, but have not been able to put words to page, until now… probably means she’s … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: And Round We Go

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly flash fiction challenge, led by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Check out her blog for more details, or to join in. This week’s photo comes from Jennifer Pendergast. As always, I welcome honest, constructive feedback.   And Around … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneer: The Temple Divine

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly 100-word flash fiction challenge, with a photo prompt. This week’s wondrous photo comes from Shaktiki Sharma. For more information on how to participate, or to read the other great stories in the collection, check out … Continue reading

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A Stream of Conscious Grief

I’m sitting on a plane, flying from Tel Aviv, Israel–– after visiting my daughter, son-in-law and my beautiful 17-month-old grandson. Leaving them is always brutal. While I’m there, I lose myself in a beautiful world of baby laughter, love and … Continue reading

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