Monthly Archives: May 2014

Man on the Eleventh Floor

Man on the Eleventh Floor A man killed himselftoday. I didn’t try to stop him. I watched himclimb onto the ledge outside his window. AndI mimicked his movementsas I stood below, a mime in the tragedy of his life. When … Continue reading

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My Secret, Didja Get It?

I’ve been a fan of the PostSecret blog since its inception. In case you’ve never visited the site, here’s a link: http://postsecret.com/. New postcards are posted every Sunday morning and I visit the site, faithfully, to read the secrets. About … Continue reading

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We’re All Bizarre

Emilio Estevez’s character in The Breakfast Club says, at one point in the movie, that “We’re all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that’s all.” I watched the movie again last night and when I … Continue reading

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Love Really Isn’t

So much of love really isn’t. That’s something I’ve known but have really learned recently. It’s amazing to me how many people are not really in love with the person they have chosen to be with, but with what that … Continue reading

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Blues of a Love Junkie

Words are important because they allow us to tell stories. And stories are important because they reveal our legacies, our wishes, our dreams, our thoughts, and our visions for the world. I love telling stories. So, here’s my story for … Continue reading

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Ready or Not

A person can have the biggest blessing ever fall right in his or her lap, but it won’t matter if the person doesn’t recognize it as such or treat it as such, especially if he or she ends up treating … Continue reading

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Rocking My Foundation

Today I had the foundation rocked from underneath me. I thought I knew and was comfortable with who I am as a writer. I thought I had this all worked out. But a chance conversation (and you know I don’t … Continue reading

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