Monthly Archives: November 2010

Prologue

From a vortex, I emerged into the world. Not being born at all, just passing from water into air. Many years afterwards over cocktails, my mother with her friends, laughing with her resigned smile, a cigarette perched between the fingers … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving decompression

We held Thanksgiving over here at our little 900 sq. foot house hosting both my parents and Will’s. We had Will’s  sister Mandy, and her husband George and their two kids Forrest, age 10 and Riley, age  9 , and Will’s … Continue reading

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Mysteries of the Mantis

We, Will and I, have been finding a multitude of Preying Mantises in our yard lately. First it seemed they fell from the hundred year old oaks in our yard. Now we are not so certain where they come from. … Continue reading

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Silence and magic

In thinking about whether or not to even start this blog, I found myself feeling uncomfortable, agitated. Why do this? I paced. My daughter who was knitting in her bedroom and swearing at her partially knitted scarf because, it had … Continue reading

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