January 14, 2014
by Tricia
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I need it

They all leave. I buckle them in and blow kisses at her face in the window as they drive off. And then I turn around. And every time I narrowly miss walking smack into the bush outside our front door. more »

January 6, 2014
by Tricia
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Normal life

“I think the best vacation is the one that relieves me of my own life for a while and then makes me long for it again.” – Ann Patchett, “Do Not Disturb,” in This Is the Story of a Happy more »

December 19, 2011
by Tricia
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Itchy

I’m sitting still. Trying to be in this moment. Trying to savor it. To breathe it all in. I know, in the long view, that moments like these are rare. They’ve been rare in the short view too. She won’t more »

November 22, 2011
by Tricia
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Busy

BUSY. I know, it’s that time of year. The time when there is more to do, more to see, more to do. But it’s been that time of year all year. So I’m not prepared. And there is no end more »

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