By the Sweet Grace
No elder care task fills me with more dread than having to reset the time on my dad’s talking watch.
The watch is old – circa 1970 or earlier – so it’s sturdy and well-made. 664 more words
Life Without Les
This old gray mare ain’t what she used to be!!!!
I am a do-it-yourself kind of girl.
Always have been.
Growing up we didn’t have money to spare so we did almost all our own repairs and projects. 565 more words
As a child who came of age in the 1960s and 70s during the feminist movement, I am a bit confused by the recent spate of anti-feminist rhetoric circulating on social media from young women. 699 more words
I’m happy…i ate three Hershey kisses!
they made me feel guilty, happy and wanting more!
I was good….I stopped at three…
I ate them as I was frustrated….. 87 more words
1 hour, 10 minutes
Liminal: “Occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold. (OED online)
Anvil: “A heavy block of existential dread that somehow hovers and follows one around in spite of its weight.” (Rebecca’s Big Book of Flexible Definitions) 838 more words
1 hour, 26 minutes
the dog stops more often
on our walks now
to sniff, to lift a leg,
or perhaps to fake one
of these so that he… 35 more words
2 hours, 6 minutes
creak, the bed moves and beneath my feet the floor is hushed whispering, my feet padding gentle across the stone tile- we are cold
brief in our lives, and memory even more so, muted we grow soft like distortions of the clouds as they rain down – we are one moment… 45 more words
2 hours, 24 minutes