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Halloween one

October 31, 2013


“You have forever ruined mermaids for me.” One Friday morning in late October of 2008, I got a completely unexpected text from DK. (Neither of us were big texters then; we very rarely exchanged them. More’s the pity we didn’t keep it at that in the following years.) He would be finishing up an appointment […]


October 22, 2013


November 8, 2011 is probably the biggest red letter day in my relationship with DK. I think even more so than the dreadful January day in 2008 when I learned that he was not the single father I believed him to be, but a (apparently) happily married man. That was a very bad day. November […]


September 25, 2013


In the past eighteen days I’ve traveled ten thousand plus miles and visited dozens of English villages, towns, cities, churches, restaurants, beaches, butchers, bakers, country stores and country lanes. I made my way by car, plane, train, coach and traversed many miles by “push bike”, the English term for a bicycle, and my own two […]

Boxer briefs, flat files and a brief break

August 29, 2013


 I had to make a Target run today. As I made my quick zip through the store grabbing the things I needed, I passed the men’s undergarments. Boxer briefs were on display. It is the damnedest  things sometimes that spark a memory. DK wore boxer briefs. Beautifully. Not that I ever saw him in them for […]

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 […]

My dog has fleas

June 8, 2013


January 8, 2010. Friday. I’m prepping a job that shoots on Monday. It is bitterly cold. DK & I have a date for dinner tonight, which is practically a miracle since, from the first time we met over two years ago, he has never liked to plan ahead for anything. At least not with me. […]

How does my garden grow?

June 2, 2013


I have lost my heart for so many of the things I love since I met DK. Movies, meals, restaurants, menus, music.  It didn’t happen overnight; the erosion was slow. For many of them my fondness at first grew with the anticipation of finally sharing them with someone with whom I was in such sync; who […]