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Parallel Lives

As my daughter crosses the stage to receive her college diploma… She sits at home recalling seven years have passed since she buried her babe. I successfully gain a new contract. I am excited at the prospect of my company … Continue reading

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The beginning of the end.

  I was not home much the month of April. She had been so sick. Chrones disease. It went on for so long this time. The doctor wanted to treat with steroids. She was admitted to hospital. She gained and … Continue reading

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The weddings.

We were wed nine months apart.  Same church. Same minister. Same hall. Same food. Same DJ. Same relatives. Some of the same friends.   Mine was first. It was a fall wedding. Black and white.  Elegant.  Classy.  Her’s, was the … Continue reading

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The argument.

The argument. We only ever had one argument.  This one argument lasted a long, silent, awful while. I believe she was spreading her wings, leaving the co-dependent relationship we shared. Hindsight is a beautiful thing…so is maturity.   She dared … Continue reading

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The separation.

I was to stay with family friends, Mom told me.  Mom was going to stay at the hospital with her. It was a long week.  I wrote letters to them.  I was told she was ok. I waited and waited … Continue reading

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The bully.

I could see them, standing around her, laughing.  She was laughing too.    I watched her trying to get them to NOT do it.  She was trying to be a good sport, but, they just couldn’t let her alone.    … Continue reading

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The interference.

The wig was my great Aunt’s idea.  She was rich.  She was from the city.  She lived in the United States. She purchased it and presented it to her like it was a brand new car.  It would fix everything.  … Continue reading

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The labels.

Is that your Mom? It was never the question really…it was the look on her face.  You and your Mom can have a seat here. Can we? Well, thanks, but, she is NOT my mother!  We are four years apart!  … Continue reading

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