Category Archives: Hope

Mirror, mirror on the wall

This morning my hair stylist stepped away for a few minutes and I was left staring at myself in the mirror. I don’t like staring at myself in mirrors. The longer I gaze into that thing, the more frightening the … Continue reading

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Dining Alone Can Be Fun

I realized today that eating out alone isn’t always just eating out alone. Sometimes it can be downright entertaining. I’m a meat-and-potatoes girl/woman/old broad and a new steakhouse as just opened in our city. Because I am a table of one, I … Continue reading

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One More Day

I heard a song today that I haven’t heard in years. While beautiful, back then I could not truly relate to the lyrics. Today though, hearing those lyrics brought me to my knees. What would I do if I were granted One More Day with my husband? … Continue reading

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I Saw A Man Today

    I saw a man today. I forgot how to breathe. He had your nose. He wore your glasses. He had your salt-and-pepper mustache and beard. He swallowed soda from a bottle and it was your swallow. I saw a man today. He … Continue reading

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What If – One Christmas

    Aewl’s Abode recently asked the question, what if you could relive one day in your life. I’ve thought of little else since then. With so many days to choose from, how do I pick just one? This morning, as … Continue reading

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