Alison Clement

observations from a novelist who sometimes wants to say something small and see it published immediately

Oregon in the winter


My mother is in Hawaii and my kids are packing for Mexico. Here the winter sky is gray almost every day. It’s gray and bleak and we live like people buried beneath plastic, like someone has stretched a plastic tarp over our heads and all we can do is wait for it to stop. My kids don’t mind the weather, but they are packing for Mexico. They are buying shorts and swim suits.

Categories: Mexico, Oregon, travel

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