Category Archives: Personal Writing

What the Algorithm Didn’t Tell Me

On paper he was my perfect match. E-Harmony said so. But the algorithms can tell you but so much. It doesn’t account for the weirdo factor. His control issues were undercover. In the Beginning…  he was attentive — aren’t they all. Then … Continue reading

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…but I Remember

Today I saw a photo that an old friend posted on Facebook. It was a picture of his brother, who was my ex-boyfriend. He was my boyfriend almost 30 years ago. He died in 1990. We were no longer dating when … Continue reading

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The Mother

The first one came on October 20, 1923, somewhere in Guilford County, North Carolina. The record read: stillborn, no sex, no father listed. The second one came in March of 1928. The mother was older now, a little healthier. This … Continue reading

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