Tag Archives: nostalgia

a post about time on the eve of becoming 30

Yesterday, Ava and I had our weekly Mama-Daughter date. We were sitting in Costa. I had a decaf vanilla latte and a lemon poppyseed muffin. Ava had an Innocent Smoothie and a raspberry twirl cupcake. We were talking about the … Continue reading

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Three years

It was our three year wedding anniversary on Monday and we did absolutely nothing to celebrate it. We both wondered if that was awful or if, perhaps, since it didn’t bother either of us in the slightest, it was okay. … Continue reading

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the beauty of

Not often, but days here and there I break into my own memories – the habit of remembering is not one I know how to break for those of us left, nostalgia junkies, addicts of the past we develop a … Continue reading

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30 Days of Autumn: 18

She knocks on my door to ask if I’ll go with her. Four years ago. Three or four in the morning. I say yes but it comes out as no. We go back to our beds and keep the beat … Continue reading

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leaving york

i have been resisting this for days. to say it here makes it seem real. but it is, and we are. leaving york. so there are boxes to be collected and packed, things to cancel, bags of clothes and toys … Continue reading

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and so it goes

you’d think it was mid-winter the way we were today all day, first the sniffles, then an afternoon bath (warm waters and bubbles are always a good idea) then two birds added to our Autumn Table, cottage pie, kind of, … Continue reading

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that in aleppo once

today was not a song, a line from a song, or even a poem. today i woke up with this story in my head. i read it for the first time when i was 17 during the best summer of … Continue reading

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