Monthly Archives: January 2013

Sometimes you just have to wait, especially in January

I’ll wait for joy whether it shows up today unannounced while I’m busy about my life or not I’ll wait for joy whether it lands in my lap at the end of the day, happy sighs to sleep to or … Continue reading

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He was coming right at me pushing his cart with purpose avoiding eye contact mouthing words only he could hear I knew that look I was wearing the same one as we hurridly dodged each other through the chip aisle … Continue reading

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Europe would give me heart failure

I woke up remembering a sweet memory of my mom taking each of us girls shopping with her by ourselves and getting lunch at the mall (long before food courts existed) We ate at the Woolworth that jutted out into … Continue reading

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Two Options

You have two options Everyone has two options – Hope or despair. Neither is fearless Both are desperate But only one of them will get you up in the morning.

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It’s not stalking if you’re married to him. Right?

Yesterday I watched him polishing his shoes while singing with Carole King and critiquing football He says Garfunkel’s music sounds like the kind of day when rain flows in sheets down the windows And the first day I met him … Continue reading

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So said the Donut Man

I have felt it a few times a soul panic a sudden, all of the sudden, feeling that something is missing It scared me for years those few times I felt it because I thought once God was residing that … Continue reading

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