Category Archives: Life

Observations of everything in this life

Between Then and Now

Photo by FS — clocks on the wall of a Toronto shop   Between then and now (if by then you mean the last time we saw each other to get caught up with the happenings inside and outside of us … Continue reading

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Life with a Pet

Part 1: A creative prompt about describing life with pets. The response could be in any media and I chose to do it in writing.  Well, not a choice. More of an experience. A stream of consciousness that spent its time capturing feelings and … Continue reading

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There isn’t a thank you big enough

“We’re gonna put you through hell,” the doctors said. “It’ll be brutal, but we’re confident it will work.” Because I want to live I said okay, registering the fear that was coursing through my body and the concern for the special someones in … Continue reading

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It’s a thing

I don’t recognize the number. Because I’m waiting for a call, I answer.  A pleasant male voice asks, “may I speak with Frances?” Due to a cold and complicated bunch of other things, my voice barely registers as human. But I plod on and in … Continue reading

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Three ways to avoid life

  1. Don’t care. 2. Don’t commit. 3. Don’t accept the reality that everything changes.      

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