Category Archives: winter

A Different Mexico

My stupid depression a few weeks ago was in part to a sad heart because I’m not going to Puerto Morelos Mexico this winter. I tried to work something out before my trip with that boyfriend of mine but I … Continue reading

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Me and My Shadow

“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. … Continue reading

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Frozen Raspberries

I awoke this morning with the memory that I shared in my book Shameless: How I Ditched the Diet, Got Naked, Found True Pleasure… and Somehow Got Home in Time to Cook Dinner of the forbidden frozen raspberries. How, as a child … Continue reading

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Leaving the Raft

That New Boyfriend teases me about Beatrice’s behavior and how she won’t walk into the pasture with me. It’s clear Bea adores me but the old girl literally sits down just on the other side of the fence and won’t follow … Continue reading

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#throwbackthursday Big Flakes

My approach to adult responsibilities can sometimes be haphazard. Like keeping decent all-weather tires on an SUV in a place that has all weather in the span of a week during fall and spring. This happened in October of 2012. … Continue reading

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Birds over Water

I just discovered this poet and poem. It’s as if she has seen the lake adjacent to the land on a gray flat morning, a scrim of ice coating the shallows. Winter Journal: Disseminate Birds over Water BY EMILY WILSON … Continue reading

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Rehashing Christmas

I can relive Christmas this week, can’t I? It’s the Twelfth Night so I’m not too late with all this gushing. This goopy gushing stuff is new to me because I wasn’t always a Christmas person but over the last few … Continue reading

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