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DK reappears

November 28, 2013


The day after Christmas of 2007, I heard from DK again. Read on.  Advertisements

Best of Season 2

September 3, 2013


I am very excited to say I’ve been invited to be a part of the opening show for Season 3 of Oral Fixation,  a live, true storytelling show in Dallas. It’s pretty cool to say I’ll be a performer in a “Best of” show! Season 3 opens with The Best of Season 2, featuring one storyteller […]

A symphony rose inside me

July 3, 2013


Before the beginning provides some backstory to Half Agony, Half Hope. After Andy and before DK,there was Tom. This is the second part of my and Tom’s story.

Summer showers

June 21, 2013


“You’re such a hippie!” (The summer shower art was created & posted here last summer, but the story is new today in honor of the Summer Solstice.) DK always grinned when he said that to me, usually with a gentle poke to my belly. I don’t think of myself as a hippie, but I didn’t […]

Paint and peach cobbler

March 13, 2013


From: DK ( Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 8:36 AM To: Gretchen ( RE: Peach cobbler Gretchen, I would LOVE to have peach cobbler with you. I love pie.  I love cobbler. Cobbler with you…made by you….would probably be even extra wonderful. Maybe if my 10am meeting today gets done with before lunch, we could go […]

It means you’re fruity

February 12, 2013


Sunshine filtered through the canopy of leaves outside my bedroom window, dappling us with Texas gold. It was an early summer afternoon and the oppressive blanket of heat that relentlessly drapes itself over Texas for most of the summer months had not yet arrived. Deke and I lay naked beside each other, placid and happy […]