Letters to Luna

It was a along-ago friend, who years ago told me of his efforts to write letters to his very young son, that made me think about writing love letters to my daughter. Like moving beyond a “baby book,” or carrying on past the cutesy infant and toddler years, the point was to write letters to […]

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If Aprons Could Talk

I wear aprons, like, often. It’s become a thing for me, like the old mamas from, say, anywhere in time and place. I never thought I’d be that lady, wearing an apron atop my other clothes as something I do regularly — not to stay clean, but rather to stay warm. And comforted. All day, […]

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How Do You Satiate Wanderlust When You Aren’t Traveling?

(Interestingly, I wrote this piece pre-pandemic, planning on submitting it to a travel site on which I have previously been published. But then I went off the grid for a bit, writing personally, privately, taking a writing hiatus. Then the pandemic happened. Almost a year later, I opened this up, reread it, and was surprised […]

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