I've been downsizing for the last several years – from a duplex to a room rental to a studio. Each time I move I try to sell or donate anything I don’t need or love (and I’m often surprised at how the definition of what I really need changes.) I started thinking of what it … Continue reading Home Sweet Tiny Home!
I was going to write about this new relationship I’m in, but we broke up. He told one “white” lie which revealed one off-white lie and that was that. I don’t do dishonesty. I don’t even understand it. He’s been pursuing me to see if there’s a chance to reconcile and I’ve been taking some … Continue reading To share or not to share?
My old dog is stretched out on the tile floor next to the screen door. It’s too dark to see anything outside, but we can hear the soothing sounds of the Pacific Ocean. We have just a few months in this new place and I always dreamed that when it was his time we’d be … Continue reading A (puppy) love note.
THE SISTER: There’s a faded picture of us, with our backs to the camera, sitting on the banks of the river facing out. Both of us legs crossed, I’m looking slightly up toward her. My second-to-oldest sister has dark hair like mine. And, come to find out, she has a similar sense of humor. Sometimes, … Continue reading Party of Five.