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TRUTHETTE

Truthette serves as a vessel to project my passions, and clue in my fellow humans as to what inspires me in this crazy world. So, sit back, relax, and read on.

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Post - it note (ette)

I cleaned my bed stand this week. It took an entire seven days. I thanked the “Orchardist” book I never read for its service and sent it...

Question mark (ette)

Once upon a beach, we found a cave. Actually, technically my kid found it. We got curious because caves do that to people. The cave was...

Pig (ette)

In 1859, an American farmer named Lyman Cutler finished planting his potatoes on San Juan Island. He probably stood back and looked at...

Woman (ette)

My best friend asked me what being a woman means to me. She wanted to hand her sweet daughter some encouraging words about womanhood as...

Inertia (ette)

Some days I get weary of myself. Forever poetizing about life and not living it. Living at half speed, always in sight of land. If I was...

SandCastle (ette)

Once upon a blustery day, there was a sandcastle. In Oregon. I could just end the story there but, the sandcastle would be disappointed...

Fail (ette)

Citizens of humanity... Failure smells like cardboard to me. Stacked in my garage. Or my odd-sock drawer that won’t allow the hall closet...

Purple (ette)

It took me 25 years to make peace with purple. It is my least favorite color. It’s the color of bruises, lack of sleep and bad ideas. It...

Pain (ette)

Let's be honest. We've all spent our fair share of time crying in a stairwell. One day, I didn't have the time or patience to wait for...

Off-road (ette)

Have you ever been utterly lost? I’ve learned heaps these last few months. For example, a 1988 RV is not an off road vehicle. To be...

Re-frame (ette)

I walked my kids through Airport Security recently. It was the first time they can remember the procedure. “Why do they have to do all...

Walk home (ette)

I loved walking to and from church when I was young. I was usually alone or with my friend, Mel. In the summer, I would usually ditch the...

Linear (ette)

Progress is not linear. Never had this principle been more clear to me than that night. I honestly never thought I’d find myself here....

Newton (ette)

A teenager in bed will remain in bed until acted upon by a larger need for sustenance. This is Newton’s lesser known 4th law. I...

Waiting (ette)

I do weird things in waiting rooms. I do this odd, fidgety dance thing with my feet. It makes my kids cringe. I study the patterns of the...

Tally Marks (ette)

I’m convinced that the person who invented tally marks was a human experimenting with social distancing. I visualize a cave somewhere, a...

Pen Pal (ette)

I once had a pen pal. She lived in Colorado. Her name was Lacy. I remember running to the mailbox to get my monthly letter from her, the...

Corset (ette)

My Dearest Girl... You ask a lot of questions. Never stop. Last night you asked me about my wedding dress. My hesitation to discuss it...

Or-ette

‘Or’ seems to be the winningest word around here lately. When I was twelve, my family and I took a journey to Canada. ‘Journey’ is fancy...

Try-ette

Something perfect is said in surround-sound when someone wears suspenders. It says to me “Look people, I’m trying.” Once upon a time, a...

 
 
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