Monthly Archives: February 2012

b ~ And sawdust restaurants with oyster shells;

There was a time in my life when I was often asked to get on a plane and travel from bookstore to bookstore. In my job as Trainer (about fifteen years ago) I was assigned to locations all over the

b ~ And sawdust restaurants with oyster shells;

There was a time in my life when I was often asked to get on a plane and travel from bookstore to bookstore. In my job as Trainer (about fifteen years ago) I was assigned to locations all over the

b ~ Of restless nights in one-night cheap hotels

If these walls could talk, what would they say? Would they speak of lust or loneliness?  Would there be stories of betrayal, or tales of cleaning women catching five minutes peace upon the newly cleaned sheets?  The nameless faceless couples

b ~ Of restless nights in one-night cheap hotels

If these walls could talk, what would they say? Would they speak of lust or loneliness?  Would there be stories of betrayal, or tales of cleaning women catching five minutes peace upon the newly cleaned sheets?  The nameless faceless couples

a ~ Of restless nights in one-night cheap hotels

My last hotel room was nearly a year ago. The one before that, I was pregnant with B. The one before that…still pregnant, with a smaller size of B. I went to a writers’ conference in Boston three weeks before my

a ~ Of restless nights in one-night cheap hotels

My last hotel room was nearly a year ago. The one before that, I was pregnant with B. The one before that…still pregnant, with a smaller size of B. I went to a writers’ conference in Boston three weeks before my

b ~ Muttering retreats

  If they are still there, I doubt that they think much about me. I wonder if it’s possible they’ve found someone else to bother; these characters that I created out of thin air, whose fondest wish is to be

b ~ Muttering retreats

  If they are still there, I doubt that they think much about me. I wonder if it’s possible they’ve found someone else to bother; these characters that I created out of thin air, whose fondest wish is to be

a ~ Muttering retreats

  The dumpster in the driveway was the first sign the old man had died. I used to see him walking his dog on the side of the road. He’d scowl when people drove by too fast. Even when they

a ~ Muttering retreats

  The dumpster in the driveway was the first sign the old man had died. I used to see him walking his dog on the side of the road. He’d scowl when people drove by too fast. Even when they

a~ Let us go, through certain half-deserted streets

It took a long time to love where I live. When we first pulled up to the house in a gigantic yellow moving truck with a car trailer on the back, I was charmed by the dirt road and the surrounding

a~ Let us go, through certain half-deserted streets

It took a long time to love where I live. When we first pulled up to the house in a gigantic yellow moving truck with a car trailer on the back, I was charmed by the dirt road and the surrounding

b ~ Let us go, through certain half-deserted streets

  The sky is still dark when you wake, a few stars twinkling in the sky. The beautiful idea you had been courting last night finally came to you in a platinum colored dream, though as slippery and elusive as

b ~ Let us go, through certain half-deserted streets

  The sky is still dark when you wake, a few stars twinkling in the sky. The beautiful idea you had been courting last night finally came to you in a platinum colored dream, though as slippery and elusive as