Tag Archives: mother

moon landing

My mother just called me. She is not yet 90, but almost. I wasn’t really in the mood to talk and I tried to talk myself out of not wanting to talk, but I think it showed. Maybe I’m just … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Rainerius Day

I have not been writing very much.  So I hope we can begin or start over again. I would like to write in a different way but that might take a major shock to my system because relocating and removing … Continue reading

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jello

i just returned home from the queasy experience of visiting my mother in the hospital, a mere few hours after her back surgery. but it was not entirely the experience of seeing her that made me queasy. i feel awful … Continue reading

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the entitled

a day of vast contrast. the heartbreak of seeing my mother in such a frail state following surgery (i know she will have a swift recovery, but still… ) and then dealing with the spoiled, entitled little frat’ish boys at … Continue reading

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unalone wolf

I ended my nearly 48 hours of not speaking to anyone but cashiers and front desk clerks around 9pm this evening when my mother called. It was very very tempting to extend the duration, but how can you not answer … Continue reading

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the way we were

she said, no worries it’s all good, i responded in response. then she asked, how can it all be good? i had an instinct that it all was, almost a premonition about something good. maybe not all of it, but … Continue reading

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