The Uphill Slide

There is always something.

02/02/2018
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Feeling Bad?

Writing’s action. Isn’t it? I’m depressed. I don’t remember how or when it started this time. If I could just find that moment, the reasons, I’d have an action plan. I must do something. Except I can’t. Like a child, … Continue reading

01/17/2018
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It Gets To Me Some Days

My son put his hand on my shoulder yesterday while I talked. A small gesture with big impact. The President dismissed John Dickerson. You call that an interview? The President’s on wiretapping and Obama, yet again. Obama is personal, not … Continue reading

12/20/2017
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Hashtag

It happened fifty years ago. I was an adult when at last I told my mother, and ten years had passed since those visits to his office. My mother told me an almost identical story she heard from a co-worker … Continue reading

12/03/2017
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Ordinary People

My life rebooted this year. It happened slowly and abruptly. I say that I had no chance to prepare though I know I should have always been prepared. Only some people ever get the chance I did. How stupid we … Continue reading