Posts for Taking Flight

While My Daughter Canoes With Her Dad and I’m on Shore

Taking Flight August 24, 2020

The day our 30-something daughter tells us thatshe can’t think of enough good reasons to choosemotherhood,  I don’t draw her attention…

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After a Week on Her Turf

Taking Flight August 24, 2020

If you have to leave your daughterin her adopted town2000 miles or more from the citywhere you live, and this…

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Exfoliation

Taking Flight August 24, 2020

I have been learning the differencebetween sorrow and despair,discussing subtleties with my dog.She’ll be beside me today,Mother’s Day, for a fourth…

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Someday You’ll Love Yourself

Taking Flight August 24, 2020

—​after Ocean Vuong Maybe it will happen during a pandemicwhen, resources exhausted,you lock yourself in the bathroomas your children squall….

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