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Sewing as metaphor

I haven’t been here since my mother died. I haven’t known what to say. At first I was in utter disbelief that people were out tending to their daily affairs, like nothing had happened. How could they not know? How … Continue reading

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On Friday night, late, Mama came to the hospital with a UTI, pneumonia, and sepsis. In the wee hours of Saturday, she had to be resuscitated twice and was put on a ventilator. She is not in a coma, but … Continue reading

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Long time, no write

Frankly, I haven’t had the gumption to write. Or do much of anything. After the inauguration in January, the most overused term of the year, dumpster fire, became the only one really suitable for the nation that is. My main … Continue reading

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Uncle, dammit!

My name is Susan and I’m superstitious. New Year’s Eve and Day are minefields for me. There are about a bajillion things that have to be done and not done or the coming year will both blow and suck. Every year … Continue reading

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All these confused old people

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All these confused old people

The assisted living where Mama and Bill live is full of confused old people. I know it is because she told me so. They offered her a job out there. I asked what it was and she, “Well, running the … Continue reading

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The hard decisions

This past week, my brother and I went to our hometown to see about Mama and Bill, with the intention of starting home health care visits for them a few times a week – just to see that they’re taking … Continue reading

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