A quick update on book availability, and a couple of photos of our decked halls!Continue reading
Making good on the promises (threats?) I’ve been making for three years, my book, Zen (and Rage) and the Art of a Never-Ending Home Renovation will be published soon!Continue reading
Smaller – My Mom’s transitions through her own (and my Dad’s) dementiaContinue reading
My Dad is dying. And he doesn’t know who I am anymore. How can I be okay with that?Continue reading
What it’s like as I’m getting closer to a publication date!Continue reading
“Cheating” on my WordPress blog a little bit, but this is way out of the normal realm of my subject matter, so a different venue seemed most appropriate.
I had to write this tonight so I would stop yelling at the TV. I hope my voice joins a rising chorus of people for whom integrity still matters.
A story of budding love . . .Continue reading
Say hello to my little friends
Who quietly keep this earth alive and, quite literally, humming.
A few shots of some members of the order Hymenoptera from around the property this morning. Most are getting pollen-drunk on our male English holly (yes— English holly have male and female plants and they need to be in proximity to make those beautiful red berries for Christmas decorations!)
The first shot is one of the mountain laurel we planted along the edge of the back woods last year.
Nature is my drug of choice!!
How my parents’ dementia is teaching me to grieveContinue reading
Why do I do this to myself? A little rant about fear.Continue reading