Just a little happy

I’m home alone and feeling out what one does when home alone. It’s pretty fun. I cleaned some but I didn’t even finish-my own little act of rebellion. I didn’t even vacuum yet but I made sure to water my plants and move around trinkets and tchotchkes. I think it counts as cleaning if you […]

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long weekends

May I always stop the car and take the pictures… I’m lucky. I have always had the ability to stop. To piddle. To look at cows or clouds. To listen to crickets. To wait while my child changed her shirt for the fourth time. To watch them jump into the pool as they scream “watch […]

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Hurt

Patty Griffin When It Don’t Come Easy 🎵Red lights are flashing on the highwayI wonder if we’re gonna ever get homeI wonder if we’re gonna ever get home tonightEverywhere the waters getting roughYour best intentions may not be enoughI wonder if we’re gonna ever get home tonight It is an emergency. 2011 and we were […]

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July 2017 facebook post

There is something about being home and being lost. I start thinking my house is the problem. I’m furious with someone and I start to hate everything. Mim is talking more and constantly- she has been talking a lot for years but her conversational style has sped up and she asks questions non stop- which […]

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Made me a fool

His apartment was on the second floor of a house near Tulane University. The house was the kind of old where the hard wood floors slant to one side and the bathrooms will never be clean because mildew and mold will never die in Louisiana. It was Junior year of college and we had been […]

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