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Behind Closed Doors

When I was ten, I lived in the Land of Enchantment.  I caught lizards in the backyard with the boy next door, pulled myself up on top of the cinderblock wall and played follow the leader until we jumped down … Continue reading

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The end of the life that I once had.

It’s nearly over. A few amendments to the divorce settlement agreement and my 19 year marriage will come to an end and that chapter of my life will be closed. We didn’t argue much about the settlement.  We divvied the … Continue reading

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On decoupling

I’m finally up for the task of taking the wedding photographs out of the frames I put them in 18.5 years ago. I’m tearful, but handling it okay. I’m handling the pictures carefully, almost reverently, and paying attention to the … Continue reading

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On learning and growing

There was a facebook meme a friend of mine posted today that resulted in a conversation I want to record here. The original meme was this: * “I have this stupid f*cking desire to fix broken people because I understand … Continue reading

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On Love

A friend of mine and I were texting recently. He was surprised to see how “quickly” my husband and I could fall in love again with other people. I can’t speak for my husband. I can only speak for myself. … Continue reading

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