wishes

Whenever my kids have wished something BAD would happen to someone, I’ve scolded them.  Don’t DO that – karma’s a bitch.  But that’s exactly what I’ve been doing for the last 6 weeks.  I’ve been wishing that the bitch who is now living in my house, sleeping in my bed, using my things that I’d […]


marble

Support

One of the neat things about this house is that all of the windowsills are fashioned out of what appears to be marble.  They are thick slabs of marble that you know will support whatever you put on them. On the sill in the kitchen, the first thing I did was place a photo of […]


dreams

I dreamed  that you & i agreed to meet at a conference in new york.  Except we brought our “others” with us, and you had a daughter named Katie as well.  Your ‘other’ was Christie Brinkley and we all stayed at this ultra-high tech hotel that kept switching us to different floors.  Whenever I’d try […]


lonely

I’ve often heard of people describing how they can feel lonely in a crowd of people, and I feel the same way. Only I’m not in a crowd, just a few others in my house.  My daughter knows I’m here, but I don’t think anyone else does.


dream

I dreamed that I was pregnant now – at 47.  Somehow, the father was John.  I dreamed that my mother, kathy, and Jane (among a dozen others) came from RI and surprised me with a baby shower.  I don’t remember my mother in the dream, but I remember crying when I saw Kathy had come […]


Time

Time is flying by me.  I’m losing time to do stuff that I want to do before I’m too old to do it.  I’m losing time with my kids.  Time is life.