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Tree of HeavenIt was late afternoon, and I was eight years old. Walking across the vacant lot near our house, I was looking for wild flowers and dreaming that we lived somewhere else — anywhere else. To me, everything in this neighborhood was old and forgotten. Sometimes it made me feel the same way.
While stepping over the railroad tracks, I noticed this skinny little whisper of a tree with its long leaves. It was growing among others like it, in the dirty dust beside the tracks. The older trees around it were much taller, with large oval-shaped leaves that curved downward along each branch. From a distance, each group of branches looked like open umbrellas trying to protect whatever was growing under them.
But this little tree was young, frail looking, and growing too close to the tracks. I was afraid the next train would destroy it, so I brought it home. Mama was used to me rescuing living things, but this was the first time I had ever brought home a tree. She just smiled, re-planted it beside ou
Parenting for Sex AddictsThe half-day.
We are not those folks that need an occasion to try. And that’s what they call it, too. Trying. As if the very idea of it is taxing. It’s not taxing and we are not those people.
No. We do not go by some magical calendar. Schedules aren’t really our thing in general. That’d be too organized. Too stuffy. Too… I don’t know… too planned. And we’re not the type of people whom plan.
If we could—plan—our lives would be much different. I think. It’s hard to say because this is how we’ve always been.
Our very togetherness is a result of impulse. I’m almost certain that the amount of time it took us to decide to move in together was significantly shorter than the amount of time it took us to remember each other’s names. We might have had our first conversation moments after that first… what I mean to say is we didn’t plan. Because planning would have been much t
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