Category Archives: aging

Pinball wizard

“There is never enough time for writing; it is a parallel universe where the days, inconveniently, are also 24 hours long. Every moment spent in one’s real life is a moment missed in one’s writing life, and vice versa.” –Gish … Continue reading

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Memories of Mom

My mom lived on the edge of a crisis.  Her brother was diagnosed with Type I diabetes when he was in high school, in 1950, and my grandparents lost everything paying the hospital bills.  I never met my uncle since … Continue reading

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Definite Uncertainty

A month ago today, I celebrated my 44th birthday.  Celebrate is perhaps too strong a word; facebook messages reminded me it was my birthday.  Later, my kids sang happy birthday to me and we ate ice cream cake. Otherwise, it … Continue reading

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