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lack of love and the holidays

lack of love and the holidays

maybe your family tree is a little bit of a thicket.  a gnarled bramble of fallen and crisscrossed limbs and branches.  the holidays approaching might tick towards you like an unstoppable hour and put your origin story front in center in your mind. just how […]

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Blessed is the simplicity which leaveth alone the difficult paths of questionings, and followeth the plain and firm steps of God’s commandments. Many have lost devotion whilst they sought to search into deeper things. Faith is required of thee, and a sincere life, not loftiness […]

mother water

now she has five grandchildren.  she was one of six and had two children herself.  her children’s children gather around her and in their honest moments if you ask them who their favorite person is, they’ll all say the same thing, “buscia.”  you say it […]

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in my mother’s kitchen i watch my oldest daughter, the one that is dedicated to the lord, just like all first borns – i watch her help her buscia. buscia in polish means grandmother.  if you’ve never had a buscia, i strongly recommend that you […]

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“i heard that white people stink when they get wet.” the kids behind her laughed a little and more than that, they watched, wondering what would happen next. “do you think if i spit on you, you’d stink?” she was just a girl i went […]

home again

it was monarch butterflies and children ordering their beverages from behind giant menus.  we traverse the great, green sun-laced places, drive down the backroads until the turn off and find ourselves on beaches as beautiful as any the world can boast.

he who hesitates

tonight i’m going out with my husband.  there will be mulled wine and it’s fitting, considering the snow that’s falling right now.

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tomorrow is the day before vacation.  it’s a day of errands and to do lists.  i want to enjoy it.  i want to enjoy most everyday, but i’m having a time of it as of late.  discontentment.  if you google it, you find many sites […]