Balance

Pretty Smart

It’s hard to shake off the feeling of being 16 again, especially when you see the high school caboodle after 19 years of pretending to have grown up. You ogle perplexed at how 19 years is a long time and yet there you all are, still competing over the same title of Queen. Then there’s […]

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Take a Break

My children snatched me and took me to the park today, to listen to the Madrigal Singers. Pure voices all in harmony, serenading us with Christmas carols under a tree of lights. Thank goodness for children and their sixth sense. They knew I needed to return to innocence, when I can hearken to the voice […]

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Red Line Blue Circle

I watched an overworked friend keep still for an hour and with great heed, draw a blue circle on paper. She looked completely serene, as if rendering the perpetual loop meant she never had to eat a sandwich on her office table for lunch again.  We were at Michelle’s farm for the long weekend.  Tita […]

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Finger Puppets

It’s Father’s Day on Sunday. And yet, I have but a vague notion of father. You see, after years of trying to fly high on gin, my Poppy finally grew wings when I was 5 and never came back. Even then, I could not remember what it was to have one. All I have of […]

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