THIS TIME

      Many things I seem to have done backward as a child I wanted to be older now I am trying to remember why and what it was like to have to pretend day after day I saw places that I did not recognize until later on when nothing was left of them […]

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GHOSTS OF A HOME

The tiny, L-shaped room my father had once used as his office was even dustier than the basement.  It was a room of ghosts.  One layer of dust after another had settled on the contents: The bowling and baseball trophies.  The framed photo of me at age six in my pink trench coat wearing my […]

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GOODBYE TO THE HEATH

  My last day in London was Wednesday–what a hard day.  It always is when it’s time for me to go home.  It seems to get harder each time I visit.  I went to say goodbye to the Heath, to walk and think. I first stepped foot on the Heath five years ago, and never […]

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NARROW DAYLIGHT

My last day in London.  Melancholy around the edges.  Lots to figure out when I get home.  I was blessed with a wonderful spot to stay in Highgate, a room that looks out on a beautiful garden.  I’ll miss the view out of this window….  

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TOUCH ME

Just listen to this….WOW.  There really is a difference in the sound.  This is my favorite song by The Doors, something about those lyrics, and that bit near the end where it slows with strings, then builds again to the finish…. Now, I’m gonna love you Till the heavens stop the rain I’m gonna love […]

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