Category Archives: Love

Four years in

My mother died four years ago today. Four years. The length of a presidency. How long it takes to earn a bachelor’s degree. 1/11 of my life, so far. 1/3 of V’s life. She has missed so much. The end … Continue reading

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Engage

I know I just moved to Hendrum a year and four months ago. I know I said I was done moving, now, and everyone should just get used to it. I was wrong. See, I fell in love with this … Continue reading

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“You are my sun, my moon, and all of my stars.” –EECummings

Yeah, last time I wrote, I know I said I didn’t know about happily ever after. But to be honest, I knew even then, after ten weeks. I knew after two, really. Not that I have those pesky, youthful illusions … Continue reading

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Ten weeks and two days

Mercy, dear readers. Dating is labor-intensive! So is parenting. And work. And home keeping. And blogging. And, well, you get the idea. When we last discussed my love life, I was again single after a brief but lovely foray into … Continue reading

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Sunsets

On my way to pick V up from her weekend with her father, I pulled over to take some pictures of the sunset. Every time I see an especially lovely sunset, I think of this book, Never Miss a Sunset, … Continue reading

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This old world must still be spinnin’ round

I try to take a picture most mornings during my commute. I usually post it to Facebook. Early on, someone mentioned I’d have a hard time keeping it up, because the drive is flat and fairly dull. But I find … Continue reading

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Love changes everything

Hi, everyone. How’s 2017 treatin’ you? Yeah, I know. A lot of it is too much to bear. I find myself oscillating between outrage and despondency, lately, with an undercurrent of terror throughout.  I’m working on being as kind as … Continue reading

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