Then, there are those dreams when you see your sister and she's still alive and you sit across the table from her and you want to explain to her that the reason you're wearing her earrings is because it was a way to have her with you. But here she is— she's across the table … Continue reading Earrings

the losing of someone

in the losing of someone, you gain so many things things you didn’t want you just want to trade all of those things back for your loved one but you can’t your loved one is gone and you are stuck with a crappy grab bag filled with sadness, anger, fear, loneliness, and a hollow, emptied … Continue reading the losing of someone

Other Times and Places

Right now I am in Chicago, sitting at home and thinking about stories.  Stories are like dreams.  They are intimate, revealing, and can transport us to other times and places. June 5, 2012.  I’m in Seattle on vacation, taking the bus to see a friend.  When I get on the #44 and ask for a … Continue reading Other Times and Places