Tag Archives: spirituality

Ellie-gy

[Update 2/10/2016: Ellie Oben passed away yesterday. At her request, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a college fund for her 6-year-old son: Ellie’s Legacy: Jalen]  .  . A week ago, my friend and teacher Ellie, who’s been … Continue reading

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Theatre(er)

I. somewhere under all this not me beyond all the stalling stammering sputtering half-started never-finished stuff is me the weighted blanketed disappeared me the girl in the snowball bush dirt floor and a broomweed broom making up stories peeking through … Continue reading

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Cork, popped

In November 2014, I wrote about the bottle of champagne that was to be opened when Mark was finished with treatments, to celebrate life without cancer.  (So much for the power of cheap liquor.) The bottle lurked in the back … Continue reading

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Lent by slogans

Easy Does It. The best way for me to screw up Lent is to cram too much into it. First Things First. Last night, I deactivated my Facebook account. No matter how I’ve tried to control how much time I … Continue reading

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What remains

. What is left? A box of documents. Shoes in the closet. Ashes. Photographs. A book of instructions, handwritten, left incomplete. What stays? Not eyes, not fingers. Not touch. Not voice, not laughter Not words whispered before morning seeps into … Continue reading

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