Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Fragility of Life

 I was working in West Virginia last week when I received a phone call from Heather, my granddaughter who lives in Louisiana.  She was distraught and filled with grief as she sobbed into the phone the news that her paternal … Continue reading

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I Feel Empty, but I’m Really Full

It’s Saturday morning and I’m sitting here feeling empty, like someone turned me upside down and poured me out. I notice how I want to do something, like trip a wire or push a button, to make myself feel full. But, over … Continue reading

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The Biggest Little Word

           I started my morning  by having a conversation with myself. I’ve been thinking about my blog and questioning whether I’m writing what people want to read.  Something I’ve learned in my writing class is the importance of considering my readers when writing. … Continue reading

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Zippers and Silence

You’re probably wondering what zippers and silence have in common.  The majority of people probably would not make a connection between these two words. But give me the word “zipper” for a prompt and give me time to sit and think … Continue reading

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