Tag Archives: friends

For a beloved friend, lost

I lost a dear friend on Friday. His gruff voice was the first thing I heard when he answered the intercom as I arrived at the gate for my interview at the MFAH Archives. And he was the last person … Continue reading

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It’s thank you note season again.

I have been shamed. I received a Christmas gift from an old friend in another state. V has the most amazing sense of what would make me happy and what would make me laugh. Last year she sent me a … Continue reading

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sense memory

As I think of my life in terms of the senses, I realize just how rich sense memory truly is. This piece was originally written for a Glen Online class with Lindsey Crittenden at Image Journal and appears here in … Continue reading

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Yours Truly breakfast reenactment

In the year before we married, Fred and I lived 400 miles apart. I flew Southwest to Cleveland twice a month for weekend visits. BWI to LUV, says the hand-drawn airline industry timeline that hangs in our bedroom. That year … Continue reading

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Betzy Believe

I have a teenage friend named Betsy. Betsy loves dark nail polish, wildly-colored hair and skinny jeans. She draws anime like a pro. She would give her life for her family and friends. Betsy is home-schooled. She cannot go to … Continue reading

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