Monthly Archives: October 2015

homeopathy

The prettiest sunny day of the prettiest life. How insanely blessed am I┬áto have this perfect quiet space? I can almost feel the way I only feel standing on the farm in Alabama. (Are other people’s feelings so place-bound and … Continue reading

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tottering

“I am capable of things!” “I am not capable of things whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat” Sigh. Someone come put ice on my ankle the freezer is too far. Also help me have a stable perception of my progress, thanks.

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In Which Our Heroine Has Finally Figured Out How Roots Work

This isn’t fancy or sentimental or romantic: I’ve decided I want to buy a house. I want a safe, stable space for children to be in. So my new life goal is to work the everloving hell out of my … Continue reading

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joining

I feel like what I’m trying to become is called “well-adjusted.” It comes with a fear of being whitewashed, simplified, diminished to one place and one mode and one purpose. A fear of getting caught in a perpetual state of … Continue reading

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over you

Friday makes three years. Since she stopped. Since I broke. I wish I could report on the joy I often feel at her memory: I cherish the sound of her voice playing in my head like I can’t tell you. … Continue reading

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