Category Archives: Reflections

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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Different

  I’m waiting with some excitement for the first time I can sleep on my side again. Either side. It doesn’t matter. Each time I have surgery, there are a lot of stages towards healing: painful, loopy, gross, etc. But … Continue reading

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Spectating

  Initially, I named this post Spectacular Serendipity, while focusing on the bird’s stance, and probably inspired by its corporeal S. As I began writing, I recalled the alligator who was floating just off to the right. Granted, the moment … Continue reading

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Look Again

  My grandmother said my face would freeze one day. I was making silly expressions, crossing my eyes, and laughing with her. She always said a lot of things to me, like I would catch pneumonia from walking barefoot, or … Continue reading

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A Different View

  In the 1980’s, while growing up in the foothills of North Carolina, I briefly corresponded with a pen pal from England. A girl of the same age. We didn’t exchange photos, only letters which began through a school project. … Continue reading

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