The Women

Scatter the Sunshine

Grandma Brock passed away last night. It was both expected and sudden. She has been struggling with Alzheimers for almost ten years. Three weeks ago when I was in Arizona I received an email from my parents about another thing entirely, but as a post script they mentioned that Grandma had been put on hospice.…

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My Sister, Leslee, on her 26th Birthday

This is my sister Leslee. She’s a lot like me, but in a lot of ways we are totally different. Likes: We both listen to Country Music. We both love our sisters to the end of the universe and back. We both like to eat yummy food. We both do random art projects. Differences: Leslee…

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One Time

When I was about thirteen or fourteen, I decided to go on an evening ride with my cousin, Anna. My mom dropped us off at the horses at about four – plenty of time for a little trail ride in mid summer. But then there was some problem with the tack – a cinch was…

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The Visit

I’m visiting Andi as I type this. Her house is an eclectic collection of art and memories. There’s the ceramic rhino bust she made, extruding from the top of the fireplace, an art project from a community ed course; the painting of children at play, accented with real butterfly wings, that hung for years above…

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