Category Archives: Mothers

Her Story

Her story ended 5 years ago tomorrow. Or did it? I can still smell it, the aroma of it, in a Sunday pot roast slow cooking on my counter and also in the domestic union of fabric meeting hot metal … Continue reading

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14th Picture

My writing group prompt for this day was to take the 14th picture on my phone and write about it. In the middle of the night I counted my pictures and these words found me. Who knew the assignment would … Continue reading

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 Mama’s Love

My mother lost her physical battle with cancer on July 2, 2011 but her spirit remains in everything good and beautiful. When I need strength, I think of her.  When I picture love, I picture her.  I wrote this for her … Continue reading

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