Posts Tagged: notAlone

circle of life

What to say? I made longanisa the other day and found myself singing Longanisa…Longanisa…men have named you…(to the tune of Mona Lisa) And I remember dad singing that. He loved Nat King Cole. And it wasn’t sad — a happy

circle of life

What to say? I made longanisa the other day and found myself singing Longanisa…Longanisa…men have named you…(to the tune of Mona Lisa) And I remember dad singing that. He loved Nat King Cole. And it wasn’t sad — a happy

On a do nothing day

I made hollandaise from scratch, poached eggs, and sauteed greens and put it all on sourdough toast. I drank cappucino made lovingly in the oh-so-cluttered kitchen. I did not do the dishes. I went back to bed. I woke up

On a do nothing day

I made hollandaise from scratch, poached eggs, and sauteed greens and put it all on sourdough toast. I drank cappucino made lovingly in the oh-so-cluttered kitchen. I did not do the dishes. I went back to bed. I woke up

Recoup

There’s a point where all there is – is to give it up. Something wicked tickled then bitch slapped me. It laid me out pretty much from the moment I said bye to my colleagues last Friday and on until…well,

Recoup

There’s a point where all there is – is to give it up. Something wicked tickled then bitch slapped me. It laid me out pretty much from the moment I said bye to my colleagues last Friday and on until…well,

too

Still here. You too. There was one you that left. Negative space. I worried it like a kid who’d lost a tooth. Felt the missing piece of me. But you’re still here. You’ve been here all along with your arm

too

Still here. You too. There was one you that left. Negative space. I worried it like a kid who’d lost a tooth. Felt the missing piece of me. But you’re still here. You’ve been here all along with your arm

right here right now

Been missing that daily thing. A year from now I may wonder what was happening in the interstices. Chris and Erin got married. That was a big deal. At work there are a tremendous amount of things going on, of

right here right now

Been missing that daily thing. A year from now I may wonder what was happening in the interstices. Chris and Erin got married. That was a big deal. At work there are a tremendous amount of things going on, of

the Village

It takes a village

The village cares for me. They also care a great deal for my boys. They took off for Philly. I spent the day in the room watching Avatar – the Last Airbender, napping and when Matt came back got a

the Village

It takes a village

The village cares for me. They also care a great deal for my boys. They took off for Philly. I spent the day in the room watching Avatar – the Last Airbender, napping and when Matt came back got a

Settling in

Landed

Vague memories of cross country trips in hotels with kitchenettes, of sitting in the back piled on one another, of some little sibling sleeping heavily on my shoulder. Mom had a baby on her lap in the front. Three cars,

Settling in

Landed

Vague memories of cross country trips in hotels with kitchenettes, of sitting in the back piled on one another, of some little sibling sleeping heavily on my shoulder. Mom had a baby on her lap in the front. Three cars,

The inner circle

Lucky enough to have all my regulars in my regular place. These are the people I call when I have made too much food, when I have found something stupid on the internet, when I just want to sigh and

The inner circle

Lucky enough to have all my regulars in my regular place. These are the people I call when I have made too much food, when I have found something stupid on the internet, when I just want to sigh and

Elaine and I

touching the walls

The world did not stop without my presence. I find that reassuring. The noise level is low. Tonight is my first night alone since the incident. Well, I had one night between mom and Elaine’s visits. That was a blur.

Elaine and I

touching the walls

The world did not stop without my presence. I find that reassuring. The noise level is low. Tonight is my first night alone since the incident. Well, I had one night between mom and Elaine’s visits. That was a blur.