Preview of Rafah
Feb 27, 2024

We've already been treated to a preview of what that incursion might look like. SuperBowl Sunday my husband and I decided to visit Nordstrom Rack for our pre-trip shopping expedition. We had an oversized suitcase waiting to be filled with…

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Out of time
Feb 26, 2024

I was your Schotzie, German for Sweetheart and a lovely throwback to your heritage and my 2nd great-grandfather who was also in a mixed marriage with my black 2nd great-grandmother. After she had 9 children with him he replaced her…

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I wanted to see other people, then never mind
Feb 26, 2024

It’s so easy with him, I’d never lied. Except for the first time two years ago when I told him i wasn’t attracted to him. Why would I start now? He is my best friend He is ridiculous I like…

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Mars
Feb 26, 2024

She woke up in an old classroom storeroom, like the one off the high school Band room on the second floor. All kinds of instruments and tubes and things lay about in no seeming order, some were dusty with misuse.…

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Suspended in time
Feb 26, 2024

Finn felt suspended in time as soon as Emma left. It was an act of rebellion that he couldn't understand. She'd been strong headed since she was a little kid, maybe since she was born. But now she was an…

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Wings
Feb 26, 2024

Suspension. I think of puppets on their strings , held by others, their fates determined by those who hold those strings. While the puppets are suspended (there's that word again.....sussssss....softness of the "s"...pended...shocked into action by the plosive "p"and ended…

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Time
Feb 26, 2024

I wake up each morning and begin my battle with time. I've recently stopped doing all the New York Times puzzles because they were taking up too many of my precious minutes and hours. I was truly addicted to them.…

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Suspended in Time
Feb 26, 2024

I was forced to leave my country at the age of 13 1/2 years. It isn't that I don't love living in my adopted home, Berkeley, which has housed and nurtured my wounded heart and questioning mind, but the memories…

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Suspended in Time
Feb 26, 2024

I guess that’s what the book I just wrote was about: suspended in time. I should have called it that. I call it Those Several Summers, its focus established by the first summer of the narrative, where life as I…

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Morning Meditation.
Feb 26, 2024

I'm sitting on the same firm, meditation cushion as I write this morning. I joined a meditation class with my former executive leader. He is holding weekly Monday morning meditations at 6:30 AM. That might be the worst time in…

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Suspended in time
Feb 26, 2024

The irony of dementia diseases (if irony is the right word), is that you and your loved one so afflicted never really escapes the past. That's where the few precious memories live. Unwedged by whatever havoc is wrought on the…

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suspended in time
Feb 26, 2024

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