HELP IS ON THE WAY

If only it was this easy.  Pull a string and help is on the way.  You know, good help, the kind that is actually helpful.  I saw this in the bathroom at physical therapy where I am receiving very good help (finally – woohoo) for the pain in my face and jaw. I chuckled as … More HELP IS ON THE WAY

The Missing

I went missing – from this blog and more. I haven’t shown up here to write and I faded from friends and activities. But I want to come back. I am figuring out how. I wonder how I will do? Grief brought me to this blog. I was never more present with myself then when … More The Missing

TRUTH OR DARE

This is a tricky Pyrex situation. Clearly we have too many pieces and the extraction of one item can lead to a crash of glass or at least require some careful navigating. But each piece was collected over time and has just the right shape or a favorite pattern. When you combine households (and one … More TRUTH OR DARE

OUT TO SEA

I met a woman today whose husband is dying. She is not sure when, or how it will all go down, but he is dying. The conversation started with us discussing air conditioning, and I am sure there was a logical progression to discussing death and impending widowhood. But then again, maybe there wasn’t because … More OUT TO SEA

Hold It Together

Sometimes you have to be creative when you need to hold it together. You have to fix the fence with whatever nail or screw you can find and get it done.  It isn’t perfect, nothing matches, the repairs happened over the years, but it works. In this case, the fence stays up and the horses … More Hold It Together

I SEE THE MOON

The moon and a blue bird (look carefully at the branch in photo) joined us on our sunrise walk on Sunday morning. I would love to explain to you how the moon and the sun work, and why one can be on your left and one can be rising on your right. But that’s a … More I SEE THE MOON