Category Archives: Honest observations on many things

Friday Fictioneers: End of the Road

It’s been a long time, looking at photo prompts each week and feeling stuck. This one just spoke to me, and the story wrote itself in ten minutes–– a sweet spot, after a long dry spell. Great shot, Russell! If … Continue reading

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One Year Later, On His Birthday, A Very Different Letter To My Father… (Not The Man Who Killed Him)

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My father loved us very much… and he lost us. ? One year ago, I published a letter on my blog: On My Father’s Birthday, A Letter to The Man Who Killed Him.…

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Giving Thanks

This has been a hard year; I can’t spin it any other way. I’ve been nursing a sudden, frustrating injury since February. After working up to daily workouts and feeling fitter than I ever have, the plunge into bed rest, … Continue reading

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Truth Roars Like A Lion

(Baby steps, friends. Exactly 2 months ago today, I wrote my first new blog post in ages. Then I recoiled. This started as a draft… nine months ago. Baby steps.) Huntington’s has robbed me of so much, but the hardest … Continue reading

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Flat-Lined

In my last post–– the one that marked my first baby step out of the hole I’ve been in, I acknowledged that I’ve been depressed. I shared that writing and blogging has been hard. I wrote a post to restart … Continue reading

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I Used To Be A Blogger

Remember me? I used to be a blogger. I used to post three times a week. Some of you read my work. Some of you read it all the time, and encouraged me to keep writing. Remember when I posted … Continue reading

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

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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…

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