Monthly Archives: September 2010

Another Kiss

  I am enjoying this walk.  The sounds of the small nearby town hushed by the trees around us.  Bikers whiz past us oblivious to what they are missing.  Sure, they may get farther, ‘see’ more…but they only see the … Continue reading

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I just have to say…

…nothing. I actually don’t really have anything to say, but that’s never stopped me before, so I’m not planning on letting it stop me now.  My niece went through this phase of saying “actually” in almost every sentence.  She was … Continue reading

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What I Cannot Have

I cannot seem to find happiness.  Peace eludes me, too.  I want only that which I cannot have.  And I cannot have the things I most want.  Do I want them just because they aren’t to be had?  Is it … Continue reading

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You Are Not Real

According to my therapist, you are not real.  “You” in this case being those people I consider friends but only know through the internet.  I will be the first to admit that a real hazard exists in meeting people on … Continue reading

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On a Night Like This

On a night like thislate at nightlong past when sleepshould have wonI think of you. On a night like thiswhen I think of youit often hurtsjust a little bitmore than it should. On a night like thiswhen the pain is … Continue reading

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Six Steps Behind (SHT III, 30)

( 30. Something based on a memory of your grandparents- 4pts Check link for details) Like most children, I had two sets of grandparents.  Although, I guess not everyone has two full sets…I did.  The Pennsylvania grandparents were my mom’s … Continue reading

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The Best Man, Part Two

“Why did you wait so long to write back?  What happened?  Why now?”  Sarah had a million questions but these were the first ones that came out.  Months after the wedding where they met, here they are.  Laying face to … Continue reading

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Fact, Fantasy and False Assumptions

I hate that the fact ‘real life’ people I know reading my blog, makes me pause every time I post.  I worry about what they’ll think.  What they’ll assume.  What they will tell other people.  It’s frustrating.  It’s one of … Continue reading

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The Best Man

Her best friend waxed poetically on his good looks.  His mom had to show pictures of him at the bridal shower.  He, the brother, was obviously the favored son.  At least that’s what it seemed.  All Sara had heard about … Continue reading

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The “Not Me” Challenge

So, I totally made up the name for that, but what are you going to do?  Huh?  Oh.  Um, sorry.  Still a bit groggy from my overnight at the USO.  I’ll try to behave.  Honest, I will. A friend of … Continue reading

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