Category Archives: Spirit

Those You Are With–A Prompt

April 19, 2017 I have no words. I ran out. The kettle is empty. I’m spoilt. I don’t want to write so Nellie Negative. I feel time’s ticks. Any free moment I have when the house is empty—Claudio or Gilma … Continue reading

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Momma Bean in the House

She’s been here in the house since she died. It is freaking out the kids, her visitations. We see her in our peripheral vision, a shadow where there is nothing blocking the light source. A displacement of air in the … Continue reading

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DRUNKS for my father, and the people who almost saved his life We died of pneumonia in furnished rooms where they found us three days later when somebody complained about the smell we died against bridge abutments and nobody knew … Continue reading

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God Save the Queen

A fun night with flashlights, kids, dad and the QUEEN!!!! This Youtube link only plays in some countries and in the US only on a computer. The below link plays everywhere. GSTQ480p

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Happy Birthday to Me

From the Kabbalah. And then there’s the story of the man whom God tells to push the rock. He tries over and over, pushing as hard as he can for weeks, months, even years, then finally comes to God and … Continue reading

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Putting Sofia to bed

Tonight I was putting Sofia to bed and I gave her ten kisses, all over her face, like I used to do every single night. We fell out of the habit once Lily was born. After I gave her the … Continue reading

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My man!

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Tina Fey is a C-word

I woke up yesterday cranky and resentful. I felt hungover. I scanned my mind to see what could be bothering me and found it: Tina Fey. I read her memoir the night before and there was a line in it … Continue reading

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“Why can’t I blog?”

I have been terrified to blog. I’ve wanted to do it for some time, but when I would think about it my guts would tighten up and I would feel like vomiting. I would feel electric, sheer terror, which is … Continue reading

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