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Cheryl's Latest Blogs

Jun.16.2013 - 8:50 pm
I lay still in the back seat of the car, the moon peeps at me, and I at it. The blackness of the night is only equaled by the stillness.   The north Mississippi countryside...
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May.30.2013 - 3:57 pm
It’s a nagging feeling inside my throat, seeping into my chest, tightening its grip.   When I least expect it, I’m dragged down by its force and flung afar.   An...
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May.30.2013 - 7:20 am
I see him from the corner of my eye again, I know that he’s miles away but somehow, he’s always with me.   My routine set, I drive to work, radio beats in my head, I sing and...
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May.29.2013 - 7:14 pm
We brush by each other in the kitchen. Quickly looking away as if it didn’t happened. Polite, we never fight. We only seethe.   Years of hurt have created a barrier that...
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Comments from Cheryl

May.31.2013 - 10:44 am
In response to: Hollow
Thanks so much Sue, I have quite a few pieces that I was putting together for a book and thought I'd test them out....
May.18.2011 - 1:53 pm
In response to: None so blind as those...
Hi Sue, I hadn't been on Red Room for a minute and wanted to thank you for your comments on my blogs. I appreciate...
Mar.05.2011 - 2:52 pm
In response to: Grandma Abby - Slavery and Strange Bedfellows
Loren, cemeteries are Great places to transport us back in time. The 3 family cemeteries we visit do this and bring...
Mar.05.2011 - 2:43 pm
In response to: Red Roomers Blog About Their Most Interesting Ancestors
Thanks all who read the blog and liked it! It was fun to write. I'm blessed to be in a family that has kept our stories...
Mar.01.2011 - 2:09 pm
In response to: On Our Way
Your story is that of so many of us. I especially related to the 'what was gained, what was lost'statement as we moved...