Category Archives: love

Olfactory Time Machine

Have you ever had the unexpected arrival of a scent trigger a memory? Take you back to another time? It’s 40 degrees and drizzly outside–not very conducive to grilling steaks. So, we decided to broil them inside instead. As the … Continue reading

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Beautiful Once

Beautiful Once Drizzle chilled her as she stared at the house across the street. It must have been beautiful once. Beautiful once. How could she not compare its demise to her marriage? It had been beautiful once, too. Her gaze, … Continue reading

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Politics and Relationships: How to Love a Liberal

I am a lifelong Republican. Steve is a lifelong Democrat. We love each other. I used to wish I could be a fly on the wall in the home of James Carville and Mary Matalin. How could they could be … Continue reading

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The Wind and the Wolf

Keiko Matsui has been one of my favorite artists for more than two decades now, and tonight, for the second time in as many decades, I get to see her perform live at The Kessler in Dallas. I first heard … Continue reading

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Wabi Sabi Love

In the week that has passed since Andi’s and James’s wedding, I’ve had lots of time to reflect, to stare at all the beautiful pictures that evoke beautiful memories, to wish them every happiness and yes, as a mom, to … Continue reading

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