I woke up one day this week and thought “this is so damned hard.” And I actually chose this path! Continue reading
Was that the source of her fortitude? The belief that just around the corner would be another good day? A hope that she would overcome this latest setback?
My Magical Mystery Tour to Thailand is done and my son is a married man. I’m overwhelmed. How do you Continue reading
I’m mid-stream, in the midst, on the road: House Gut Job, Rotator Cuff Rehab, Novel Major Re-write. “Stay Patient! Hang Continue reading
New Year’s Eve, let’s try venturing out, sure! In the spirit of cliff diving and taking chances, and sometimes you Continue reading
I crave the comfort of a holiday season that never was. I want the thrill of a perfect present surpassing all my wildest expectations, happy family gathered smiling, house lit with heirloom decorations and filled with glorious song. (Oh, and while we’re dreamin’: sleigh bells ringing, those powdered almond cookies, caroling neighbors, ice skating on the pond, crackling fire with no leftover ashes.)
It’s fall, time to shed the old and make way for the new, right? Yes, yes, yes, we are two Continue reading
August 2006: 6cm tumor. Renal Clear Cell Carcinoma. The memory of that phone call is still profoundly shocking: sitting at Continue reading