Monthly Archives: December 2013

Houses and Hearts part 5

But the anchor didn’t stay; it was dragged along the bottom.  The current was too strong to keep it in place. Despite crying, despite talking, despite all arguments to the contrary, we broke up.  Kind of.  For a year.  Maybe … Continue reading

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Houses and Hearts part 4

Because difficult shows up in different ways.  And sometimes those ways are not the ways you might think.  Sometimes difficult slides into the cracks, creeps its way forward, until you realize that this emotion that you’re feeling might not be … Continue reading

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Houses and Hearts part 3

But difficult is subjective, both to people and to situations. Difficult is looking at the next three months and seeing a deadline when you go, again, to live on a boat that probably has no internet and definitely has limited … Continue reading

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Houses and Hearts part 2

Home became a person, not a place. That terrified me.  Then I got used to it, a bit. Then I flew back home again. Home to the boy, home to my house.  Home to a whole new set of problems. … Continue reading

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Houses and Hearts part 1

The story starts with a boy.  (The same way that many stories begin.)  I met him two years ago at an event that both of us were thisclose to not attending.  I met a bunch of people that night and … Continue reading

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