Coming of Age · Raymond Carver · Spring

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

What we talk about when we talk about love. I get a picture in my mind every time I see this sentence. Two couples talking about life and love as ” light was draining out of the room”. Raymond Carver always wrote about what he knew. Drinking, loss, heartbreak, the ordinary and the subtle fade… Continue reading What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

56 · Coming of Age · Loving Our Bodies

Some Things Are Meant To Be Measured, Others Are Meant To Be Weighed

I did the unthinkable today. I stood in front of a full-length mirror, naked, and I noted the changes. I’ve known for a long time that this landscape was shifting. It’s like a slow slide down a mountain. You can’t reverse what’s happening you can only watch the inevitable falling of things. And it is… Continue reading Some Things Are Meant To Be Measured, Others Are Meant To Be Weighed