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Advice from my Mother (and how I learned to write)

She was wise and funny and I never knew when she would toss out another of her bon mots. She admired a good play on words and loved the word “onomatopoeia” just because of the delicious way it rolled off her tongue. 236 more words


The Duet of Marriage

What does it really mean to be married these days? Has the subtext changed enough to infuse it with a meaning different from decades ago? Besides the obvious legal confirmation of unified forces? 2,322 more words

Wasted on the Way

I have to say this has been the saddest three weeks of my life.

I have been very lucky.  Three of my grandparents died when I was relatively young.   1,052 more words


Book Review: Conflicted Hearts - A Daughter's Quest for Solace from Emotional Guilt by D.G. Kaye

MEMOIR/NONFICTION A Lifetime of guilt — What does it take to finally break free? Somehow I believed it was my obligation to try to do the right thing by her because she had given birth to me. 112 more words


Hitching-Hiking, Soul Style

Damnit…it happens every time she leaves.

It’s like a a piece of my soul walks out the door carefully tucked into her well-packed carry-on bag. 287 more words

"Please share your thoughts" by Sasha at her kitchen table

Thursday August 21, 2014
5 minutes
from a receipt from Safeway

Please share your thoughts on your mother.

I’ll leave you ample space, enough to draw a diorama or diagram or sketch or erase and re-write. 103 more words

My First Podcast!!

I had the opportunity recently to connect with Cherrie McKenzie. Cherrie is a former stockbroker who made the decision to live her dreams by becoming a licensed therapist, podcaster, and blogger at… 336 more words