Act 1, Scene 2

The change is subtle, yet always shocking.

One moment, he’s a baby, crawling and squawking for milk. A perfect picture of dependence. It was only a few days ago that I gave birth to him, right?

Then one unexpected day, a step is taken. A precarious, hesitant, definitive step. And from that moment on, the little back seems straighter, stout legs grow firmer. The curtain falls on the infant, and rises to reveal the little boy in the next scene. Continue reading “Act 1, Scene 2”

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Look Into the Mirror

“We class ourselves as branches 
on our family tree, 
each person has a branch 
and each branch has its branches 
growing out of it.” – David Harris

 

The mirror has changed for me.

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15 Ideas for Letter Writing

So we’ve been talking about letters this month. They’re wonderful! You should write one! …..Now what?

Feeling stumped on exactly what to write? Here are few ideas to help get your letter writing juices going!

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The Woman With No Name

“When music sounds, all that I was I am” 

– Walter de la Mare

 

Once a month, I go ballroom dancing.

I book the babysitter, pack my tattered shoes into my purse, and shift the van into drive. I leave behind all my various names and titles, and head to the one place where I don’t need them. Whether or not I have a name matters little here. Continue reading “The Woman With No Name”