Category Archives: Mary

The Protectors — Mary – 12/9/2016

The Protectors December 9, 2016 Two weeks ago, Thanksgiving changed into sadness for me, only because of what’s happening at Standing Rock to the Indigenous people of different tribal nations. The harm they (the National Guard, the DAPL, and the … Continue reading

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Everybody Eyeballs — Mary – 2/24/2016

Everybody Eyeballs February 24, 2016 Recently I read an article where an Ohio boy was suspended from school for staring at a girl. They both consented to it, because the girl giggled, the boy said. Who put that idea in … Continue reading

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Life Goes On — Mary – 1/16/2016

Life Goes On January 16, 2016 It’s been five years and one month since my Dad passed away on Christmas Day. Thirty-three years ago, my mom passed away in the same month she was born. Being a numbers addict, I … Continue reading

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Getting Lost in Books — Mary – 11/10/2015

Getting Lost in Books November 10, 2015 Dear Reader, Libraries have impacted my world in ways I never expected. My parents didn’t go to the library in the city, nor were they oral storytellers or readers in a big way; … Continue reading

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The Impact of One Year of Letters — Mary – 10/17/2015

The Impact of One Year of Letters Dear Reader, When I first started writing weekly letters, I found myself turning a new corner in my life. I didn’t have a clue to what oneyearofletters.com would mean to my life on … Continue reading

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Atrophying — Mary – 7/28/2015

Atrophying July 28, 2015 Dear M, You recently moved to a different house. The little creek two feet from your porch thrilled you because you remember how your mom loved sitting by a creek way back when. Then the rains … Continue reading

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It’s That Kind of Weekend — Mary – 5/24/2015

It’s That Kind of Weekend May 23, 2014 Dear M, Sitting on the porch swing in the morning sun, you caught sight of the flag of USA flying in the wind just down the road from where you live. Since … Continue reading

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