Browsing All posts tagged under »memoir«

Nippy

November 23, 2013

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Sometimes memories are aroused by the oddest things. And sometimes, not very poetically. I had a long day today which started before dawn. I went to bed at 2.30 and the alarm went off at 5.30, so I woke up feeling about the same as I did when I went to bed: running on empty. […]

We have contact

November 7, 2013

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In the beginning: DK sends me an email. 

Best of Season 2

September 3, 2013

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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 […]

Untangling

July 24, 2013

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Some experiences and relationships penetrate me so deeply it takes me a very long time to work through them. Maybe too long, but who is to say what the time limit should be on such things? Do we question that someone who has lost a loved one, be it child, spouse, parent or friend, will […]

About this blog

July 13, 2013

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The short story. Read it here. 

Why this Memento Mori

April 30, 2013

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As I said in my last post, writing about the part of my life that included DK has been more difficult than I ever imagined it would be. update May 13/13: I answer why.   

It means you’re fruity

February 12, 2013

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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 […]