From the monthly archives:

October 2011

Taking a break…

October 13, 2011

I’ll be back. I’m not sure when. Maybe in a week, or a month, or never. Honestly, I don’t know right now. After meeting him, my first reaction was to tell all of you – and quickly – that you must have butterflies, that you must feel a spark, that you must never settle, that […]

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A lesson in love

October 12, 2011

My father and I were folding laundry, the piles were up to our knees. It had been a particularly rough week in our house. There were six of us after all and my mother and he had been fighting about something. I can’t remember what, most likely something to do with the logistics of raising […]

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On Prince Charming…

October 6, 2011

He holds my face in his hands and says before kissing me, “Are you feeling this?” “Yes,” I answer, relieved. “It’s not just me, then?” “No. It’s not just you,” he says. “Has this ever happened to you before?” I ask. “Nope.” He smiles into my eyes. “Me neither.” But we just met. This is […]

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