My mother seems to turn up in the strangest places! I usually find her roaming in the garden since it … More
Grandma and My Best Friend
I can’t begin to tell you how much I loved my Grandma! When I was young, she was my best … More
Wishing You Cupcakes!
Statistically speaking, I live in an affluent community—but statistics don’t mean a thing if you’re struggling to make ends meet. … More
A Poem for Heidi
Nearly six months after the loss of our beloved dog, Heidi, I can finally string together a few coherent words … More
The Quiet Battle
We left home several years ago in the wee hours of a January morning to attend a 10:00 funeral that … More
On my walk this mid-summer morning, the sun was shining just right through the trees, illuminating the silver threads of … More
“It Just Took a While,” she said . . .
My latest hospice patient was full of stories. Millie started telling me stories the minute I sat down beside her. … More
“I Was More Than That,” she said . . .
I have the unique privilege of meeting hospice patients for the purpose of writing their life story, so I’ve heard … More
Foto Friday #15
I’m taking a break from travel writing to talk about the weather! Several weeks ago, it rained for six days … More
A Quiet Morning
The faucet at the kitchen sink is dripping again. Hmm, I thought we fixed that! It’s amazing how loud it … More