Words into Letters

You are going to feel like hell if you never write the stuff that is tugging on the sleeves in your heart….That is really all you have to offer us, and it’s why you were born.  — Anne Lamott

Pie Crust

Pie Crust

It all started with the neighbor’s rhubarb “Would you like some?” “Oh, yes … I love rhubarb” Childhood memories of late summer stalks, sun-drenched bitter goodness And an entire grocery bag full was handed over the fence.   Until that day, flour had never dusted...

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Unfathomable Moments:  Part III

Unfathomable Moments: Part III

Picking up the pieces... I wonder what our stories will be when we look back in 10 years. I wonder if we’ll have softened, if we’ll be able to weep as we register the enormity of what we’re living through. Cause you see, we’ve grown callus about the numbers of deaths,...

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Unfathomable Moments:  Part II

Unfathomable Moments: Part II

Seems like it was just last week... February 28, 2020, three miles down the road, the first US cases of COVID-19 are diagnosed. The global pandemic arrives on our doorstep. My second grandling was born exactly one month earlier at the same hospital that would admit...

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