Jealousy or Living the Dream

Jealousy or Living the Dream

I fritter and flutter away at decluttering and organizing my workspace this afternoon trying to get control of the mess it had become. Even as I straighten and combine and discard, I feel my chest tightening and my head swoon. My office is not the way I want it. I...
Doctors and Electricians First

Doctors and Electricians First

A few weeks ago, I was with some friends on a Friday evening when the sky turned an eerie green color and the tornado sirens began to blow. Since we were on the first floor of a condo with no basement and only a small interior closet, we began to joke about who could...
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Wide Open Spaces

Today, I received a notice from the managers of my apartment complex, along with all the other residents, that informed me that the actual outdoor space over which I have dominion is much smaller than I imagined. I have lived here for about 14 months, and last Spring...
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Many words . . .

Well, today I have published my first website. It’s one of the relatively few things I have published as a writer; I’m not sure I want to do many other publishing projects myself! It’s really interesting to think about all the words (characters and...