Tales From A Middle-Aged Marriage

I have a weak spot for sap and sloppy sentimentality, especially when it comes to music. I mean, truly. I get misty just thinking about Total Eclipse of the Heart. So you can imagine how fraught with emotion my middle-aged self was last week when John Legend's All of Me came up on my son's... Continue Reading →

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In Night Sweats and Snores, ’til Death Do Us Part

Sixteen years ago today I stood in front of family and friends and hitched my wagon to my (soon to be) husband's star. In truth, I can't say it was holy matrimony but it was definitely legal. Sixteen years on, I've learned a lot. If we had to stand in front of family and friends again... Continue Reading →

15 to Life

What does 15 years of marriage look like? 15...is. It is. 15 is like breathing. I don't know any differently, only the space your body leaves for me to roll into. 15 years is fewer sharp edges to cut or slice. 15 is soft enough to absorb and blunt. 15 years is difficulty telling where I stop and you... Continue Reading →

An Otherwise Ordinary Day

My father died in the early hours of an otherwise ordinary, August day. As his body lay still, no longer hostage to late summer stickiness or mosquito whine, I was three states and a thousand thoughts and moments away. As the last thread binding him to me, to us, to this place and time finally... Continue Reading →

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D.E. Haggerty

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