Tag Archives: #life

I took the Trash Out to the Curb and Contemplated Life

and worried… what if the sun dies?and I thought about Maine,and how as a child, I used to tell my mother“One day, I’m going to be Stephen King’s neighbor.”my imagination carrying me as the sun shone through the trees, just … Continue reading

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Magic in the Miles

In a world that measures success by the miles, I find it important to pause…So, I stand still on my front porch, my eyes fixed on the horizon, a cup of coffee in one hand. Life is about the little … Continue reading

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Smaller

I often find myselflongingfor somethingbut mostlyto feel smallerI want to feel smallerI want to slipbetween the spacesof your fingersI want to put my headin your lapand for you to swallowthe entire drowningof meI want to see myselfthrough different lensesthe way … Continue reading

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Longing for Baseball

I have always had this longing to be one of the greats in whatever I do The Ted Williams of my craft. So I strived for perfection until I fell in love with the world’s greatest game. You see, in … Continue reading

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Dorothea’s Granddaughter

On a handmade bookshelf in the corner of my living room sits a scrapbook overflowing with memories. On the very first page there is a picture of a baby with a lopsided smile and a dimple not quite on the … Continue reading

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Hello Friends, It’s Been A Long Time

I have been sitting in my chair staring at the laptop screen for ten minutes, unsure of where to begin. Life has been chaotic and beautiful lately! We are finally on the verge of a post-pandemic normal, and I’m happy … Continue reading

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The Bleeding of Me

Imagine that you are thrown into a pool without knowing how to swim. The pool is full of obstacles that you must get through just to make it to the shallow end where you can finally breathe. This is how … Continue reading

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And The Survey Says?

In this episode of Just Us For Y’all, I ask a series of questions in which Neil and I take turns answering. It is our hope that these questions will spark conversations with you & your loved ones, maybe you’ll … Continue reading

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Life’s Numbers

I was 13 the day my mom slipped and crushed her ankle, changing our lives forever, although, I hadn’t realized it at the time. I was 31 the day she died, also changing our lives forever, only I knew it … Continue reading

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Intuitive Fight

The dull and edgy knife weighs heavy on my skin waiting to pierce through and let the pain seep in   The wolf is snarling, baring teeth so rip me open, let me bleed break my ribs and cut my … Continue reading

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