Seeking My Brother

I have vividly real dreams. I remember bits and pieces of dreams from years ago. I most definitely remember the dreams if I’ve talked about them or written them down. A year or or so after dad died and David was sent away, mom and I were up at the cabin. A family friend was... Continue Reading →

Finding Mom (Part One)

During the five months since my mother's death, I've been offered an endless array of condolences that refer to my mom as my loved one. I'd have been ok with her being referred to as my mom or mother.  Calling her my loved one makes an assumption: that there was love involved. The fact that she's my mom... Continue Reading →

The End of the Journey

Major Mary Bryce Wilson Nooney. November 7, 1923 - February 17, 2017. I don't have much to write at the moment. My mind is numb, my thoughts scattered and unfocused. But, I wanted to share my mom's obituary with you: Mary B. Nooney, age 93, passed away peacefully at her home in Aurora, Colorado on... Continue Reading →

A Partial Checking In

Neglecting a blog for as long as I have, I can’t help but wonder who’s still around (other than the inevitable people who just follow every blog so that you’ll follow them back and buy into their product or self-help bullshit). I wonder who’s around not only because I’ve neglected my own blog, but because... Continue Reading →

Once Upon A Time

There was a moment -      brief - when I believed life    had endless possibility.      DISILLISIONMENT. Fourteen years old -      my father died      my adopted brother sent back   A family of four -      suddenly a family of 3         when my father died Seven months later      we are a family of two         when my brother is... Continue Reading →

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