In the usual way of women meeting on the road, we got down to business and shared our life stories thus far. Or rather I did, under her expert questioning.
Archives for March 2013
The Second Earl of Liverpool is again asked to comment on a contemporary legal issue. This time it’s the introduction of a videotaped confession (in this case, a confession of murder) as evidence in court.
Mom quit killing off husbands the year I turned ten. It was the same time that lazy Mr. Humphries from across the street went missing, and the police started digging up our backyard. Dad said that they even dug holes all around our cottage.
“I’m glad to hear that you are writing” she said. After a considerable silence, she added, “What a horrible price I’ve paid for your writing.”
Macquarie Harbour on Tasmania’s west coast is picture-book pretty with proximity to ancient pines, a revamped steam engine train and dazzling gemstones.
One of the most common, and to the careful reader, one of the most distracting, errors made by writers, even the so-called professionals, is the misplaced or “dangling” modifier.
Yesterday, I lost Bella and the grief is so stark. She died so rapidly, I didn’t have time to sear her into my mind, and I am left with so very little of her.
I am surprised at how often in just a single day, we find ourselves sitting in judgement of others; others that we don’t even know.
I just need a job with benefits. I am killing my eyes with these bad contacts, and I’m pretty sure I have a mouthful of cavities. What a day to be a broke girl.
A Life As A Human Interview: Long time traveller turned photographer and philanthropist, Kane Ryan has lived in Mumbai, India for the past 4 years. Working primarily in the Saki Naka slum community building a school, women’s centre and providing healthcare for the community. Over the last 4 years his small non profit has helped Janvi trust and the community turn the Saki Naka slum into one of the cleanest in the city.