OVERWHELMING AUDACITY

OVERWHELMING AUDACITY

Peter and I sleep with the window open and the fan on these summer nights. I love the fan, and so sleep closest to the window. Peter tolerates it. Typical routine is that he turns on the fan a bit before bedtime to clear and cool the air – we sleep – then I wake up...
NEVER RUN AGAIN!

NEVER RUN AGAIN!

What is this runner’s high everyone talks about?  I was at dinner with some friends when conversation turned to running. Someone asked me about my running. When asked, I said I had run eight marathons and hoped to run at least one more when I turn 60 – and she nodded...
WHAT A BLAST!

WHAT A BLAST!

‘An Unlikely Story’ in Plainville is well worth the drive! It truly has an imaginative magical feeling to it. I presented my picture book ‘Where Are Sam & Grace’, along with a Eurythmics mini musical phrase moment through ‘Twinkle,...
DON’T WORRY

DON’T WORRY

Don’t worry – if after having a day filled with trying and at times fiery communications with your fifteen year old son, and you wake up at 2:00am and can’t fall asleep, so grab your book and pillow and head downstairs so as not to disturb your spouse, and you find...
BOUNTEOUS

BOUNTEOUS

Youngest was away on a 9-day canoe trip with Boy Scouts. I feel a tangible freedom spending adult time without mind tendrils tuned to possible teenage antics taking place due to absence. Thank you Scouts! Peter and I drove to Chesterfield Gorge with bikes one morning....
LESS AND LESS

LESS AND LESS

Words cannot express the depth and breadth of ache I feel hearing the news of the families and children being detained at our border with our neighbor, Mexico.  I must believe there is much love that surrounds that situation- moments we don’t hear much about on the...