Category Archives: Biography

Hopper

It would be strange, knowing it can’t last forever, a certain voice telling us nothing will change. And remembering too — because by then there will be no doorway, and how we wasted time will come through. The weather turns, … Continue reading

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New Stage In My Life

I might have a new job, if the words, “new hire” mean anything. I have a uniform, but I’ve had one before. I need hours on the clock, and a weekly schedule. I was asked in my job interview what … Continue reading

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Three Weeks Until Choir Practice

I heard once in a sermon that people are like buildings. They have walls and windows and doors. Most people know where their walls are and where the windows and doors fit in, but I no longer have any sense … Continue reading

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Back-To-Work Program

My life has changed a lot in the last few weeks. I’ve enrolled in a program that helps people go back to work. I was released by the hospital to return to work a few weeks ago, and transferred into … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman

I ran into a friend recently who was taking her daughter to see the newest version of the movie Wonder Woman. I desperately wanted to go with them. I walk into the movie theater sometimes to see what is playing, … Continue reading

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Kitchen Duty

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The Bridge

“Any words I said then came out as half-sneezes and guffaws,” she said, “as if the whole thing had been a bad joke. I couldn’t do that to you.” “When was that?” I asked. (She named the year.) “I didn’t … Continue reading

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