- California, US
- January 24
- born in the South, raised overseas, educated and careered and married and childrened and divorced and remarried in northern CA, working in education but not a teacher, writing as an outlet... and how are YOU?
MY RECENT POSTS
- Hello 2012
December 29, 2011 05:33PM
- On Ann Patchett's "Truth &
December 28, 2011 06:25PM
- Not My House
December 25, 2011 06:12PM
- Like a Square Dance, round and
December 22, 2011 11:39AM
- I miss you, Dad
November 13, 2011 06:16PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Good luck with
everything! Your story is
December 22, 2011 10:11AM
- “Makes sense to me that
he'd be upset about the impact
scandal on his
November 13, 2011 05:41PM
- “I share your outrage.
Seems like he was begging to
to be stopped, in
November 13, 2011 05:38PM
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Thinking ahead... this year I will:
1. change the way I take care of my physical body
2. write more
3. spend less time in mindless pursuits
4. spend more time with people
5. simplify, simplify, simplify Read full post »
Last night I started and finished Ann Patchett's "Truth & Beauty". I'm hoping the new book club will be choosing less heavy fare in the months ahead.
Because I've been in a funk since reading it, and I've worked too hard to unfunkify myself to sink back into the sticky black… Read full post »
My ex-husband is going to lose his house. Hopefully he will be
able to sell short, and not just lose it through
This day has been coming for a long time; since before we split up really, when we refinanced our original mortgage in the heady days of the 1990s and… Read full post »
My job situation has changed, again, this time without my foreknowledge or really even my consent.
My boss and the über-boss called me in for a Meeting. I capitalize "meeting" because this was 1) not initiated by me, 2) both my bosses, and 3) usually means something important and nerve-rac… Read full post »
As the holidays approach again, I miss you.
I miss your laugh, your bigger than life presence, your generosity, your bulk spilling over the chair.
I didn't think I would; I thought I would feel only relief when you were gone. Relief that I would not have to worry about what… Read full post »
I'm still working, off and on while I complete a teaching credential, for a woman who believes herself to be a world-class leader in her field. She once was married to someone who was a web pioneer in the 80s and 90s, and they built a useful and innovative business providing… Read full post »
from Shakespeare's Sonnet XLIII
When most I wink, then do mine eyes best see,
For all the day they view things unrespected;
But when I sleep, in dreams they look on thee,
And darkly bright are bright in dark directed.
The phrase "Darkly Bright" serves as a apt pseudonym for me. One of those… Read full post »