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Notes From The On-ramp or Y’all Not Gone Kill Me

Welp. I finally have high blood pressure. I went to a walk-in clinic recently what for turned out to be a case of bronchitis. More accurately, I’d decided to stop in there after a physical therapy session for my neck, … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Work

This is a quilt of the Underground Railroad that hangs at my mother’s house in Louisiana. . It is a mystery and a language into itself. Each square tells a story, gives advice, points the way towards freedom. Scene: two … Continue reading

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Sometimes, I Faint (or) Is Integration Trauma A Thing?

But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. – King James Bible Sometimes, I faint. And trust me, … Continue reading

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Post notes: Just A Conversation Over Chicken And Dumplings

I changed my email signature last night. For months it had read; JUST A CONVERSATION OVER CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS By Michelle Dobbs Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall April 5-7, 2019 I had been waiting for this signature for all of … Continue reading

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Mine For Good

“Here she comes… you’d better get your stuff!” I overheard that being said about me, in my house, and the worst part is, they were probably right to say it. If someone’s cup was half full, I filled it or … Continue reading

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The Good Life.

I have been redecorating my house. All of it. Something about turning fifty, and living in an increasingly harsh world and all has me wanting something like that. Something like remodeling my entire life so that the outside matches my … Continue reading

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Ernest

In 1976 our school, and maybe all of America, went Bicentennial Crazy.  Bicentennial celebrations covered the calendar for the entire year. And, that was the year that my grandma Green volunteered to make me a Betsy Ross costume for the … Continue reading

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