I rarely mention my siblings in my writing.
Marshall Elliot Cassidy Theo Carly Thea
I go so far out of my way to leave them out of the stories of my childhood that sometimes people get confused . . . Where were your brothers and sisters when all of this was happening? I write …It must be true
When I was perhaps 12 years old, I checked out a book from the library on the interpretation of posed photographs. Specifically, the book addressed the interpretation of the relationships among the people depicted in the photographs. The book was filled with shared moments among families and couples and friends, and the author suggested …Silenced frozen moment
People! If you are looking for the funny, I have a guest post of giggles over at Rhonda’s place.
Her blog is called Laugh Quotes, and my post is entitled Wait . . . what?
Ummm . . . but don’t tell Mark.
Back here . . . I am …Found language
Mark stops to talk to me as he heads out the door, “I took the clock off of the wall in the kitchen. It needs new batteries . . . I didn’t want the girls to freak out about it being forever 9:30 when they wake up. I put it on the table.”
I …A Clock stopped
When I was about 8, my dad decided to retire and devote himself more fully to the development of his genius. He got some sort of fellowship from the state of Michigan to make this possible . . . welfare, I think it was called. As part of his grant, my dad was awarded …Certificates of genius