The Good The Bad and The Ugly

“We are linked by blood, and blood is memory without language.” –Joyce Carol Oates In my grandmother’s house, hanging in her living room, is a photograph taken, I think, around 1920. It’s a picture of her mother, my great grandmother, Ethel , around the age of 27.  In the photograph, she’s wearing a simple shirtContinue reading “The Good The Bad and The Ugly”

And Then There Was One.

“Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another” -Toni Morrison, Beloved. Happy New Year, everyone. Happy 2013. Happy clean slate. Happy new beginnings. Happy new year’s resolutions. Of course! Happy promises to make more and to eat less. Happy once concerted effort to quit smoking, and to exercise regularly. HappyContinue reading “And Then There Was One.”