Reno, Rehab, Rewrite, IMPEACH!

I’m mid-stream, in the midst, on the road:  House Gut Job, Rotator Cuff Rehab, Novel Major Re-write.  “Stay Patient! Hang in” is now my supremely irritating track running on repeat.  Fuck patience. Our temporary dinner table squashes behind the door in my new front hall.  Doubling as a kitchen counter, food prep station and auxiliary […]

Setbacks and surgery…

New Year’s Eve, let’s try venturing out, sure! In the spirit of cliff diving and taking chances, and sometimes you soar and sometimes you crash land, the test of my resilience arrived via a proverbial slap upside the head, out of nowhere.  We’re at a Santa Barbara resort party, chatting up a table of friendly […]

Renovations-Redux!

It’s fall, time to shed the old and make way for the new, right? Yes, yes, yes, we are two months into it, another gut house reno, and once again we’re living in the midst! The first floor first, phase one:  new walls, windows, massive carrying beam, staircase, floors, sub-floors, insulation, heating, wiring, gut=true gut […]

The Heartbeat of a Day

May 31st marks one year. Twelve months since I posted my last Quickbooks transaction. Gave my last employee review. Attended my last board meeting.  Worried about fitting sick kid-patients onto the overbooked schedule and calming stressed out moms and overworked dads and how to get services for children with special health care needs and the […]