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Author Archives: Sloane

Never Just Chairs

When stripped of their cushions and placed seat to seat, these chairs were a houseboat that could hold all three of us on the coursing river – the Persian rug – as we moved downstream. Continue reading

Posted in Children, Furniture, Memories, Sisters | 8 Comments

Going Backwards

We talked of going back outside in slightly wilted tones – rare for us. We had just come in from the 95-degree day that was blasting with sunshine in a clear blue sky. We were drying off by sitting still. Continue reading

Posted in Art, Artists, Friends, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

About A Trash Can

This is a story about a trash can. Not the slow realization that I will never be a patient patient. Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Health | 6 Comments


I want to be able to look back – even if over just a few months or years – and see us. Us as we are. Us as we were. Continue reading

Posted in Family, Memories, Photography, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Three Hours and Forty Years

Last Friday took me three hours down the road from my home and forty years back in time. Continue reading

Posted in Art, Memories, Travel | 10 Comments

The Whole World Nicer

He was silent as he continued to stare at me. Deeply and for almost a full minute. He was taking me all in. I never broke his gaze. Continue reading

Posted in Clothing, Family, Health, Travel | 22 Comments

Easing Back

When the new parameters for my behavior with shopping carts was agreed to by both parties, I instituted them on the very next visit, which was last Friday. Continue reading

Posted in Food, Humor, Marriage, Shopping | 17 Comments

I Miss Snow

I do. I miss snow. Writing those three words, I can only imagine what the polar bears would write if they had a blog. Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Mental Health, Seasons | 3 Comments

Rest In Peace

School photos? Unruly cowlick? He cut my hair until my fifty-first year. No one else did. Not ever in all those years. Not even when I moved whole states away. Continue reading

Posted in Death, Family, Memories | 15 Comments

Once A Year

Today is World AIDS Day. It is a bit of a high holy day for me. I take serious time to think about what my commitment to the AIDS battle is … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Philanthropy, Volunteering | 4 Comments