April Showers

One-third of the year is over, and it always amazes me how fast the months zip by. Especially this time…

The Doors We Walk Through

What I really like at my age: discovering things I would never guess or predict about myself. Experiencing new life…

40

These days, I’ve been measuring the state of affairs in my life by our return to pre-pandemic activities. It’s interesting,…

House Arrest

I’m not superstitious about the significance of how a year starts, but this one has us locked down in quarantine,…

A Christmas Wish

Another December comes to an end, another Christmas unfolds before our eyes, lights twinkling, presents and too much food, and…

November

I have a strange, sometimes frustrating method for traveling. It’s one part methodical, one part woo-woo. I started traveling at…

1+1+1+1+1

What do you do when everything feels hopeless? Like we’re born, life beats us around, and then we die kind…

The Fruit of Our Labor

We have gardens in the front and back yards at my house. We paid more attention to them when we…

The Yellowjacket in Me

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” …