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Snow

If I look really hard, I can hear the clouds call my name. They are all one. There is no way for the naked eye to differentiate One cloud from the other and they all smell like snow. To those … Continue reading

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Jack-O-Lanterne

I can’t believe I remembered my password. Thanks to those of you who came around to tell me you missed my posts, and wanted to make sure I was doing o.k. (all three of you, you know who you are, … Continue reading

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One-Eyed Dogs

We drove north for our last Summer Hoorah and it seems we met fall halfway, because we slid down waterfalls on Thursday, and were sleeping under big blankets by Monday. We paddled up Mud Creek in kayaks and rested along … Continue reading

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Serindipity of Bill

This is the final story I’ll tell for now about how Bill came into my life. Thank you for reading them. It is fairly long, so feel free to grab a snack and sit back for this read. I was … Continue reading

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Flight to The Pink Door

The first time I saw Bill, he was in an elevator at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, recounting his experience of swimming with a manatee to another passenger on the ride down to the first floor. I was visiting … Continue reading

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Kitties Leaving and How Bill Used To Be A Cat

In my mind, they wander off someplace strange and feel scared, and I wish I could keep them safe with me until the very last moment. But they will travel for a bit, sleep in Rockford one night, sleep in … Continue reading

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Beach Day

I forgot about the angels, and when I went to sleep, they reminded me that they were still here and told me to take my vitamins; vitamin B-12 to be specific. E. bought the cat another round of medication and … Continue reading

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Not Today Mother Moon

It isn’t fair. I know I say that a lot. I know I complain that the world has become too heavy for me. I know it could be worse. Again, I am on the edge of breaking down. I just … Continue reading

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In the Heat and the Heart of Summer

My mother’s air conditioning broke and the heat got to her head. Her friends and neighbors phoned me all weekend, pleading with me to come pick her up to save her from the heat. “But, it’s hot here too,” I … Continue reading

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No Place Like Home

The times when I feel alone and on the outside, without a friend in the world, I sometimes wish we never left California. In my mind, out west and on the edge of the land, are people with mindsets and … Continue reading

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