April 2015

Still Enough for a Butterfly to Land

Hump Day Shorts April 28, 2015
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Shifting into drive after a week of vacation in the world of “No problem!” is an arduous process.   St. Martin is a land of heat, sun, and water.  Of half Dutch and half French and all Caribe.  Of gourmet food.  Of long expanses of time of nothingness.  Getting used to that rhythm took a couple […]

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The Commonality Between Cat’s Cradle and Crossback Bras

Hump Day Shorts April 14, 2015

We are going on a warm vacation for spring break next week. I’ve dusted off the few sleeveless tops that I have and the one crossback bra that miraculously makes the criss-cross straps disappear under said tops. Yesterday – following coffee, two Advil, and a pep talk from a friend – I made my way […]

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Tolerance of Cow Manure Between Your Toes

Me & My Boys April 2, 2015
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When I promote my stories on social media – Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest – I know that I will get a good handful of followers to click on my story if I use this picture of Mom and Dad’s barn: People love it. I look at the photo and think about 48 years of stories […]

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