For 35 years, I had all the time - and sleep - in the world For 35 years, I had a clean house and an empty car. For 35 years, I had a pelvis without a scar on it. For 35 years, I had to only feed myself. For 35 years, I had to just walk outside and listen to the rain for as long as I … [Read More...]
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As the sun sets on Day 17, I realize that I am going to die. The island has provided me with the sustenance to last for over two weeks, with fruit-bearing trees and crops that have probably been here for decades. But this island, or something on it, has also taken five of my friends from me, … [Read More...]
I’ll never forget the Easter of 1989. I was 7, a little red-cheeked girl overly confident of my cuteness in an eggshell-blue church dress, frills and bows included. The family Easter egg hunt was being held on an older relative’s farm. Ten dollars and a bag of candy was being offered as the … [Read More...]