Category Archives: Living Larger

The Big Uh-Oh

The Big Uh-Oh is the birthday immediately preceding the Big Five-Oh. The one where you’re going along in life, minding your own business and then boom you have an epiphany in the dressing room at JCPenney’s. Your mother was right. We are not going to call and tell her so. Several choice words escaped my lips […]

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Sun Salutation

Alone. Silent. Close the door. Bare feet flat, shoulders back, feel your vertebrae How many are there? Breathe in…one, two, three hold it. close your eyes release the dross back into the houseplants Listen. laundry humming in the distance thoughts humming in the ears breathe, two, three… tip the hips, hug your liver open the […]

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Quite Cheeky

I am now mercury-free. The fillings, not the planet. I kicked off my weekend with a trip to the family dentist who was delighted to line my old tooth craters with composite resin and his wallet with dollar bills. I settled into the pleather recliner and adjusted the plastic-lined headrest. “How are you this morning?” […]

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