On 79sparrows and Blogging

90,833 hits Note to self:  PUBLISH this tonight I hate blogging, but I love writing.  When I’m “blogging,” I feel a pressure to live up to what I ASSUME and IMAGINE is of the readers satisfaction and liking, and in turn that stresses me out.   (Fellow bloggers:  Does this ever happen to you?)  I decide not…

Miss You, Liz

Navy Pier Snow Globe plays “My Kinda Town” I bought this snow globe 7 years ago when Liz took me to Chicago to visit her family.  Not a day passes that I do not think fondly of my dearest friend.

Conversations with Liz

Dammit, Liz.  You should be here. Thanksgiving is a week away and this time of year is different since you left.   Everything is different.  I’m different.  Life is different.  And if you were here, things would be the same.  I’d have that hilarious/obnoxious spark you loved so much.  I’m not sure if anyone else misses…

photo journalism

hey L, my life is different without you here. I thought about you so much the other day My heart wanted to jump out of my skin to go find you. Every now and then I find a souvenier of our time. For a moment I can almost feel you there Like the picture of us…

Picture of the Day

Taken at the Dia de los Muertos celebration over on  Lrntn’s Blog.

Before You Go to Sleep

Pain Won’t stay, if it breathes it leaves you. Bring it up to the surface cells oxygen will do it well But love,  it sticks. like a stack of bricks In the head Until we’re dead And even then, It’s Alive thru the end Thru It All.

Letters to Liz

Liz, Since I’m living for us both, a lot of what I do is because of you.  It’s the only way I can.  You always looked out for me and I hope I won’t let you down now, because I know you’re watching. You always kept your nails painted and looking nice, so this summer…

PS. I love you

This hour I tell things in confidence, I might not tell everybody, but I will tell you. –“Song of Myself,” Walt Whitman MY DEAR FRIEND, I wish we could have a million more nights to spend waiting for the sun to come up.    Please stay, don’t go away and leave me without you in this…