On this date, seventy-nine years ago, my parents were married. In the parlor of the biggest church in Dallas. It … Continue reading The Book of Regrets: A Braided Story
October 18, 2022 Conceiving It’s been a ten years gestation. (That’s five times as long as elephants.) The story began … Continue reading Longer than Elephants: Giving Birth
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Movies, plays, novels, and even memoirs, follow a plot structure known as the “hero’s journey.” There are seventeen steps divided … Continue reading Ten Years, the Hero’s Journey
Remember back in late March I made a list of things I had made during the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” … Continue reading Winner! “What Did You Make During the Pandemic?”
As I stand in the window this Thanksgiving morning and watch the sky change minute by minute, tears slide down … Continue reading Gratitude and Grief
Her obsession, and it could only be called that, with writing about her mother’s life both flummoxed and exasperated my … Continue reading Daughter Off Duty: Still Learning