Archive for March, 2005

Death and Taxes

Monday, March 28th, 2005

I spent the morning with an accountant discussing income and estimated tax payments, then wrote two sizable checks in order to make sure the Tax Man is happy come April 15. Because the only certainties in life are death and taxes. This afternoon I will board a plane to Houston and land around 11:00 p.m. […]

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If I Die

Saturday, March 26th, 2005

If I die, survive me with such sheer forcethat you waken the furies of the pallid and the cold,from south to south lift your indelible eyes,from sun to sun dream through your singing mouth.I don’t want your laughter or your steps to waver,I don’t want my heritage of joy to die.Don’t call up my person. […]

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How Do I Write This?

Saturday, March 26th, 2005

I’m not panicked, but I’m pressed for time. I have much to do today and tomorrow to tie up loose ends at home and work. Why? Because I’m flying to Houston Monday to be with my husband, and to see my father-in-law, who is dying. He has fought for 13 months to survive blastoid mantle […]

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