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Perspectives

I’ve been thinking a lot about perspectives lately maybe because my son has just graduated from High School and would soon be leaving home. With this leaving, for the first time in the last twenty years, I would be completely … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day, Ah May.

First memory: A large bedroom. Four beds in a row next to each other. You told stories at night. You always had the sweetest voice. We lied on the bed underneath the mosquito nets listening about the little princesses. There … Continue reading

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Phases

It’s always the little things that stay with you, even after the cowebbed years. My sister says she still remembers the weight of my children in her arms. The way someone always remembers how a full bucket pulls the hands … Continue reading

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