May 2016

A 25-year-old Piece of Oak

Hump Day Shorts May 25, 2016
cookie exchange table

My 1992 living room table sails on the floor of my 1880 dining room. I push the table against the wall and a few days later it has slid down the wave toward the matching china closet. It doesn’t sail symmetrically; one leg is a little closer to the opposite wall. The good leg. The […]

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Riding the Strands of Fireworks. Deja vu.

Hump Day Shorts May 14, 2016

A single fuse is lit. A gust of gun powder soars into the sky as one and pops into a sprinkling of sparkling, bright fireworks. It’s not a vision of the 4th of July. It’s the explosion of everyone’s spring activities. Post spring break. Well choreographed are the questions. “Where are you supposed to be […]

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Hump Day Shorts May 4, 2016
Hedwig page

I just read this quote by Anthony Hopkins: “We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Thinking. Thinking. Thinking. You can never trust the human mind. It’s a death trap.” I’ve thought too much about this topic. It’s time to flush it from my mind. Adult coloring books. I’ve […]

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