Tag Archives: Family

The Tell – Part 1

Crisis tends to bring out the essentials of what it means to be human and what it means to be the specific human being you are.  The communication of crisis, the urge to share the crisis and the urge to … Continue reading

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Lower the Bar, Then Light It

“The Libyan people are nothing, if not a resilient people.” “There is a dignity in these Somalies.  Desperate, starving, they keep their dignity even in their darkest hour.” Which of the world’s peoples are not resilient and or dignified? The … Continue reading

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Krispy Kreme Anger Burgers

It’s just like AAARGh!…. And then she…  ooooooooo! And I can’t believe that!  With the stuff??!  Then!!!!  What the hell was she thinking??? When I had my wisdom teeth yanked many years ago, I remember taking the pain meds for … Continue reading

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Do You Want that Night White or Green?

White nights are the anger nights.  You can’t sleep and your brain is a blaze with thousands of memories, insults, unsaid zingers, uncatalogued betrayals and inattentive rants.  You are too tired to sleep.  Sleep takes attentiveness.  You have to focus … Continue reading

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Cuba — Vive La Reconstruction

So tomorrow we’re off to Cuba for a week. Wierd- huh? The Leaver’s mother booked this trip to Cuba for us a week before the Leaver gave me the news and decided that that was, proverbially, that. So now we … Continue reading

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