Category Archives: Dwight Hooker

23 Years Ago

Today is my anniversary. 23-years ago, I married Dwight Hooker. That is a half-life ago. Today, I celebrated. First, with my dear friends, Melissa and Tara, I had brunch overlooking the Park City Golf Course in a development Dwight would … Continue reading

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Comfort

I love comfort food. In the winter, I can consume 9″ x 12″ pyrex containers filled with vegetarian shepherd’s pie. At school, we joke about “eating our feelings,” and snack on chocolate kisses, pizza dipped in garlic sauce, and Red … Continue reading

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My Goldilocks Paradox

Yesterday, Jeff, my big brother, took me to breakfast at Penny Ann’s Cafe. Waiting for my Eggs Benedict with home fries and toast, I snapped a selfie with Jeff. Jeff looked great. His smile was warm and natural. I, on … Continue reading

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A Modest Mom-versation

After the Annual Bark Hawk Station Easter Egg Hunt, my family returned to my home so Jeff could help me rearrange art and furniture because my FAT LADY, a 6′ x 4′ canvas, is being stretched. The only wall where … Continue reading

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Fangirling at 45

Urban Dictionary defines a “fangirl:” A rabid breed of human female who is obsessed with either a fictional character or an actor. Years ago, Dwight’s oldest granddaughter, Heather, visited Sundance in the summer. Redford was hosting the annual Sundance Institute with … Continue reading

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Hu-Mom, We Have a Problem

There is nothing worse, for me, than having a dog who does not feel well. Without words, it is difficult to ascertain what is wrong. At 2:30 am, Houston started to vomit. He coughed, almost like a cat with a … Continue reading

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Take Me Back to the Start

I just watched The Judge with Robert Duvall. He stayed in our cabin at Sundance and Dwight called him “Bobby.” Bobby’s character, Captain Augustus McCrae, in Lonesome Dove is Dwight. He was a man who loved. At the end of The Judge, Willie … Continue reading

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