Category Archives: my mother

Two Years

Photographs and memories, All the love you gave to me Somehow it just can’t be true That’s all I’ve left of you. –Jim Croce, “Photographs and Memories” When I was younger, around twelve or so, my parents would sometimes be out of … Continue reading

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One Very Long Year

I had planned to write something today about my mother, who passed away a year ago today, but instead of repeating what I have already written I will instead post what my wife said here: One year ago today, the world lost a remarkable … Continue reading

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Original Fiction–The Many Santas of Shepherd’s Hollow

Here it is, the third and final of my new Christmas short stories for this year. Short, however, is a term I use loosely for this tale. It does run a bit long, but it’s only as long as it … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Anna Lois Smiley

My mother passed away on September 6th. I haven’t really talked about it on here yet because, well, I didn’t really know what to say. Even at this point, nearly three months on, I am having a hard time encapsulating … Continue reading

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