Heather called me this week. When she calls, she always begins with the same question. “Is now a bad time?” What neither of my daughters realize is that there’s never a bad time to hear from them. Our usual mode of communication is text, so if I am being summoned to speak on the phone … Continue reading Happy Anniversary
I hate to admit this. I love Facebook. A little too much.
I got a new desk. Well, not exactly a new desk, more like a used, new-to-me desk. My sister relocated from Atlanta to Chicago and was unable to envision a spot for her custom made, antiqued grey, 300-pound concrete top, two-person desk at her urban loft. In case you can’t tell, I’ve a l w … Continue reading Sparking Joy
I work at a soup kitchen located in the town where I live. Not as a volunteer, but as one of two paid employees. I was a volunteer for nine years before I was hired. My interest in the soup kitchen began innocently. I chaperoned a “field trip” for the school service club my daughter … Continue reading That Moment
I haven’t been posting regularly. October was a tough month. It truly beat me down.
"Once you become aware, you become responsible." - Theo Schaffer
Every time I think we are finally on the path forward, smooth sailing, something happens. BAM. Bump in the road. It’s become quite routine actually!