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Heading Out, Despite My Questionable Confidence

Well, folks, I’m heading out again. Not to the Columbia Gorge you see above, nor even east of the Cascade Mountains, both favorite places. But there will be week-ends for that kind of moseying another month. 1,651 more words


I was born in the mid 60’s, third of six kids, smack in the middle, actually. My mom had to have the patience of a saint. 954 more words


When Blackberries Are More Than Blackberries: Memories of Another Time

It’s a hot July in North Carolina. That’s nothing new. These days as I walk through the woods, I see wild blackberries growing along the path. 742 more words


Funeral Blues and Pink Roses

Today was my mom’s funeral. I planned every detail meticulously, with great love. She was surrounded by people who knew her, admired her, and remembered her from some point along the great, long winding road of her remarkable life. 248 more words

living in the land of the ridiculous

Have you ever had your brains sucked out by the banality of parenting and moms groups on Facebook? Oh you should.  You definitely should.

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Separate, Yet Together by Ginger Keller Gannaway

Separate, Yet Together  by Ginger Keller Gannaway

Separate, yet together. Family, right? We may live a 1,000 miles away from each other. We may talk to each other once a month or only on holidays. 379 more words

Life, in Pieces

Morning rearranges itself into something I do not recognize, all stitched together after night’s rending. Translucent greys and rough patches align themselves in random order. I see them through the screen window and shut my eyes. 4,773 more words