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Dose of Inspiration

When you or the person you love most in the world pulls a bad diagnosis out of life’s jar of gumballs, it’s all too easy to become overwhelmed by the silty, swirling slew of internet assertions, listservs, support groups, tiny print scientific papers and raw emotion engendered by the hard kernel of fear that pulls you down, down, down into the brackish dark water. 406 more words

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Bite Size Break

Bite Size Memoir is taking a break! The summer is a hectic time for many of us and I’m having a doozy of a time… 680 more words


Busy Summer

The summer always looked busy with virtually every weekend booked until mid September, including various celebrations for Simon’s 50th and planning for a holiday of a lifetime to Sri Lanka. 502 more words


Ramadan Musings

Here are some of my Ramadan musings:

  • When Deprivation is Part of the Journey 

“I became a Muslim two decades ago. Seven years later, I married the man who would become the father of my son; Ibrahim arrived a year later. 292 more words


Chronicles of a becoming: Do you want to be well?

When my brother Carlos first died last June and for months after, I devoured stories and essays, anecdotes, blog postings, anything and everything related to grief. 1,316 more words

Holiday Reading

There are so many potentially wonderful reads in this week’s Bite Size compilation of Holiday Reads, I don’t quite know where to start, but my list of… 2,061 more words


Tanka Poets on Site prompt: bedroom...Curtains Blow

open stock photo:

picture curtains blowing
like this with the window closed
and locked tight  There were
air leaks in the outer walls too…
masking tape did the trick. 65 more words