Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Earrings

I wasn’t really sure how to give them back to her and yet I knew I had to.  Christmas day I quietly handed her the padded fabric purse. “Aunt Lucy, your diamond earrings are in here.  You gave them to … Continue reading

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Lessons in Waiting

It’s been 10 years this week since my mother’s first operation.  She had fibroid tumors that had become unbearable and a hysterectomy was planned.  A few weeks prior to the operation she had become agitated.  I remember she had come … Continue reading

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“The honey is in!” I tell Vita. We have both been waiting for this day as our supplies from last year are dwindling. My uncle is a beekeeper and has been for the last 40 years. Every fall he bottles … Continue reading

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I need a change.  The South of France calls to me, Tuscany whispers my name and even India pulls at my heart-strings.  I toy with the idea of moving and any place but here calls out to my restless spirit.  … Continue reading

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