That's Life

Photographic Memories

Last week, I ventured into our basement’s “catch all” room and lugged a couple old trunks upstairs. The contents hadn’t been rummaged through in years. Nearly twenty, in fact. I spent the evening going through […]

That's Life

Crossroads

There comes a time in life when it’s wise to start listening to that little voice in your head. My voice, (I’ll call her Matilda) has been exceptionally chatty over the past few weeks. I […]

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Untangled

Down a dirt road. Into the forest. Creekside. These are the places I go to make sense of it all, when nothing in life seems to make sense. Sometimes it’s impossible to mentally escape the […]

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Smiling Maya

The little dog bed in my office is empty. It sits next to my desk, and I haven’t had the heart to move it. The other dogs won’t sit in it. It was Maya’s spot. […]

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Memories In My Pocket

When I was in grade school, my friends and I walked and biked everywhere. Because we had to. That’s how kids in a small town got from point A to point B – either hoof […]