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FALLING

I am falling more. Wanting to go out less. Every public fall seems to isolate me just a little more. And though the actual fall is bleak and demoralizing and creates a gut-wrenching fear of the future, it is the … Continue reading

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Dancing In The Kitchen

My husband is a good dancer, a really good dancer.  We have danced in the driveway, danced in the barn, danced in the laundry room and, many times, danced in the kitchen. If there is music playing that gets his … Continue reading

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I’m a definite failure as a blogger. The whole idea of blogging is to connect consistently, to offer a continuous flow of communication or thought or observation. I have spent the months since my last posting thinking about how I … Continue reading

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Progession Brings Fear, Of Course

It’s been awhile since I’ve written a post.  I’ll tell you why later.  I’ve been thinking about skipping.  You know the way someone skips up a flight of stairs; not shallow, steep stairs, but deep ones that stretch out long … Continue reading

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SOCIAL CONVERSATION

Last evening, someone asked “How are you ?  What have you been up to?”  I look healthy and well; the only sign of change is my cane and difficulty with balance.  It was a very normal question and not necessarily … Continue reading

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A Primal Memory

It’s when the water laps against my skin that I remember my body’s rhythm.  Arms wide, pushing away, pulling in, legs pleating, pacing and the slow, slow glide. Breaststroke. Breathe in, breathe out. Breathe in.  Breathe out.  I luxuriate in this buoyant movement, expansive and broad.  Turning on my … Continue reading

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