There is a sense in me of what belongs and - maybe more sharply - what doesn't.
Great Moms Know They are the Luckiest
I am the luckiest... and kind of the worst.
- death, Grief, Life, Love, Motherhood
Every now and then some spirit of orderliness descends upon me and I tear up some corner or cranny of our house to take an inventory and reorganize it. Today the boxes of old notes and new stationary lured me in so I pulled them out from under my bed to sort. Before long I found myself scanning through the cards and letters for her familiar marks. My mom used a heart to end exclamation points and she mixed in cursive with her rounded print. She didn’t write a ton so what I have is essentially unicorn hair. The truth is some part of me is always searching for her…