Category Archives: Reflections

Student of Life

  I was a bit of a bad ass in the fourth grade. I totally refused to do homework and I argued regularly over the existence of words with my language arts teacher. She had very large eyeglasses, which emphasized … Continue reading

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Piecing It Together

  I really don’t have much to write anymore. On this blog at least, so maybe it served its purpose. But now, it just seems like one more thing on my list to do. And I’ve started disliking that list … Continue reading

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Why Write? Truth

  I once read a writing prompt that directed me to list three personal truths that I carried with me, weighed me down, and no one else knew were hurting me. This wasn’t the the ice-breaking game of Three Truths … Continue reading

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Love Letters

I wrote them in a time of passion. I listened to what I felt, then translated with tenderness. I indulged in sweet desire with my solicitous words. While I no longer possess those letters, I remember them, and me. I … Continue reading

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Sticker My World

  My computer started fritz-ing recently and I panicked. Not because I thought of the repairs or possible replacement costs, but because 90% of my computer’s border is covered in stickers. Rainbows and sparkles kinds of stickers. In my 20’s, … Continue reading

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Pretending There Are Mountains

  Here in Florida, I don’t experience four seasons like I did while growing up in the North Carolina mountains. Back in NC, we referred to our region as the Foothills. The landscape was steep, but the drive further into … Continue reading

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Almost

  I thought I could do it. Let my grey take over. (That I wasn’t that vain to deny.) Admittedly, I was curious. Silver locks amongst chestnut. Increasing strands of pure white. But, we’re talking about a girl who loved … Continue reading

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