Category Archives: ocean

Sea Turtles

  Ancient eyes watched me struggle to breathe through my snorkel. An immense shell blocked the sunlight filtering through the water and suddenly I was aware of the sea turtle floating close to me. I backed away from its penetrating … Continue reading

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The Day I Became a Writer

  I became a writer one day in Ireland, standing on slime covered rocks squinting over at France. Actually I had written many stories during the course of my forty years, but that windy beach changed me. My daughter, Kristin, … Continue reading

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Your friendship starts small. You dip your toe in and cringe. “Too cold!” Disappointed, she pulls away, giving you time to adjust. After a while, she creeps up again, this time with lacy froth. Your feet stay in. “It’s not … Continue reading

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