Archive for December, 2013

Reflecting on Parents Leaving Home

Posted: 27th December 2013 by Rachel Staab in Uncategorized

The first time I realized that something was wrong with me, that I was really having a hard time–somehow … with something–was during my sophomore year at university. One of the professors had an affair and left his family, divorced his wife. Another professor died suddenly. These two events happened fairly close together. And I […]

Home for the Holidays

Posted: 17th December 2013 by admin in Uncategorized

I was listening to the song, “Oh there’s no place like home for the holidays.” My parents live about 10,000 miles away, my brother about 3,000 miles from me and I am somewhere in the middle.  Home for the Holidays is technology, skype & gchat.  Home is virtual and watsapp.  Its figuring out how to […]

New Eyes

Posted: 8th December 2013 by admin in Uncategorized

I woke up with new eyes for the world.  It was a long night, tear drenched pillows, cold winter wind biting at my soul but I woke up.  It was a long walk and a longer journey.  The cataracts developed with age, I moved around a lot but stayed in the same place.  It made […]