Monthly Archives: July 2012

a ~ That lift and drop a question on your plate;

Once, before a party, M brought home a stack of chipped white plates of varying patterns and designs. He got them from the Free (Not Table) Table that used to stand season after season down the road. It was a

a ~ That lift and drop a question on your plate;

Once, before a party, M brought home a stack of chipped white plates of varying patterns and designs. He got them from the Free (Not Table) Table that used to stand season after season down the road. It was a

b ~ That lift and drop a question on your plate

I work in public service. People ask me questions all day long. Whenthe kids are inquiring, you can’t quite predict what they will say.Sometimes they make me chuckle or laugh, sometimes they flat out stumpme. But no matter the request,

b ~ That lift and drop a question on your plate

I work in public service. People ask me questions all day long. Whenthe kids are inquiring, you can’t quite predict what they will say.Sometimes they make me chuckle or laugh, sometimes they flat out stumpme. But no matter the request,

b ~ And time for all the works and days of hands

  I realize that you probably haven’t seen much of me lately. I’ve beenbusy: driving, planning, chopping, organizing, comforting, cheering,baking, packing, cutting, picking, slicing, dicing, arranging andrearranging. Not to mention allowing myself the chance to feel like akid in summertime

b ~ And time for all the works and days of hands

  I realize that you probably haven’t seen much of me lately. I’ve beenbusy: driving, planning, chopping, organizing, comforting, cheering,baking, packing, cutting, picking, slicing, dicing, arranging andrearranging. Not to mention allowing myself the chance to feel like akid in summertime

a ~ And time for all the works and days of hands

The first job I ever had was feeding the neighbors’ cats. Two cats, one week. They paid me twenty dollars, which was a fortune. I bought books. This summer T has a couple of jobs. He babysits B while I have

a ~ And time for all the works and days of hands

The first job I ever had was feeding the neighbors’ cats. Two cats, one week. They paid me twenty dollars, which was a fortune. I bought books. This summer T has a couple of jobs. He babysits B while I have

a ~ There will be time to murder and create

How to Murder Your Darlings Bring them into the world. Slave for them, overthink them, assign them duties and gestures that feel – at least to you – real and worthy. Love your story for a certain amount of time.

a ~ There will be time to murder and create

How to Murder Your Darlings Bring them into the world. Slave for them, overthink them, assign them duties and gestures that feel – at least to you – real and worthy. Love your story for a certain amount of time.

b ~ There will be time to murder and create

I have seen siblings so absorbed in their play; the unspoken agreement that one will create, the other will knock down. And so it begins. Brick by brick the tower is slowly constructed. Then quick as a blink, it is

b ~ There will be time to murder and create

I have seen siblings so absorbed in their play; the unspoken agreement that one will create, the other will knock down. And so it begins. Brick by brick the tower is slowly constructed. Then quick as a blink, it is

a ~ To prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet

I haven’t worn makeup since 1999. My wedding day. A friend showed me what to buy and how to put it on. Before then – probably high school. I’m not of the demographic that makeup and perfume companies market to.

a ~ To prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet

I haven’t worn makeup since 1999. My wedding day. A friend showed me what to buy and how to put it on. Before then – probably high school. I’m not of the demographic that makeup and perfume companies market to.