Searching and Servitude

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Wuv. Twue Wuv.

  Yep. I’m getting hitched.     Romantic, eh? You see, I’m not particularly enamored with the idea of getting married. The disintegration of Round 1 and the following four … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · 3 Comments

Shake it off. The dust, I mean.

I mailed a letter last week. I’ve thought about its content for overĀ a year. But had I sent it a year ago, it would have been prompted by anxiety, seeped … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · 4 Comments

13 years ago I was walking down the aisle…

If my previous life (as I like to call it) and my current life were one and the same, today I’d have celebrated 13 years being married. I realized this … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

church: reprise

It was at the beginning of January when I noticed something different within. As I listened to my longing, I discovered that I missed church. Specifically, I missed singing hymns. … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

time out.

There are occasions in my experiences of parenting that compel me to pick up my phone and call my mother for one very simple reason: to thank her for the … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · 2 Comments


In my previous life when I was married (as I like to say), my ex and I increased our family by one as many couples do: with a dog. We … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

lifesavers, wine, and Virginia.

Tonight a former congregant of mine died. Her name was Virginia and she was in her 90’s, I think. Maybe her 80’s. She was black. Black and tiny – so … Continue reading

January 3, 2015 · 2 Comments