Category: hurt

Quilt

I’m not a great neighbor. Now, I live out in the middle of nowhere, so I don’t have a lot of neighbors, but the ones I do have should feel shorted. I don’t look after their house, pick up their mail. I don’t keep a suspicious eye on the pest control guy to make sure…

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Rinse and Repeat

The towel bar in my bathroom is broken. Well, it’s not really broken, but the round part slips off the wall bracket and then the bar falls out and onto the floor. I’m pretty sure all I need to do is tighten the little screw at the bottom of the round part so it stays on…

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Handkerchief

Loss. When you put yourself out there you make connections with people.  Some of them stick, most of them don’t, but when they stick there’s nothing like it. Man or woman, friend or lover, someone sees you, gets you and enjoys you. So great in such a big world. When you get to that comfortable…

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Stains

I don’t watch television at all.  Haven’t watched a television show in years.  Well, that’s not true I have watched a few episodes of Mad Men and Glee on my computer, but I have not watched anything when it actually aired in forever.  Weird, I know, but hands down the very best gift I’ve ever…

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Worn Out Sneakers

Over the last few months I’ve heard a couple of stories, other than the ones in the media, about young people taking their lives. Ending before they even started.  As a grown woman it breaks my heart.  As a parent it scares the crap out of me. Life is hard and there are times that…

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Mismatched Socks

There are times, fortunately not often, but times none the less when I am overwhelmed with sadness.  Days or moments when the world seems unfair.  I used to be a very optimistic person, naive and optimistic, but now I find that I am learning to expect nothing and that bad things happen.  Even now the…

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