In case you show up here and it’s just you and the crickets – I’m moving my domain over to Squarespace. It’s been a rocky transition so far but I hope things sort out smoothly from hence. See you in my new digs!
I am so seriously out of my comfort zone, it isn’t even funny. But like this insightful graphic shows, it’s where the magic lays. And, uh, evidently a pool too. (Jay later clarified it’s like jumping into the pool at the Y. The pool that currently has a heater on the fritz.) But I’m not… Continue reading A new project!
Jay called a hospital gift shop the other day. We have a loved one in the hospital and he was going to order flowers. He dialed the number and requested such. A puzzled silence. And then, “I’m a neurosurgeon,” the woman said, puzzled. “Did you ask about that twitch in your toe?” I inquired. He… Continue reading Flowers – with a side of neurosurgeon
Whoa. It’s been well over a month since I promised an update on the single mom. My writing life at times is in conflict with home and business building demands and when that arises, guess what gets the attention? Anyway. The work day for my single mom friend was wonderful. We painted her home’s interior… Continue reading The (very late) update
A mom emailed me to offer her swing set for the single mom’s kiddo. (See earlier post.) But they were moving and needed it gone ASAP. I just couldn’t get over there with how crazy our days have been and to boot, I would need to round up a pick up truck and some… Continue reading Swinging in the rain
I was talking with a single mom the other day. Her extraordinari-ness on so many levels makes my eyes leaky. She adopted this dear baby – special needs and all. She works full time. She gives tirelessly to her community. Which brings me to the conversation. She mentioned a few household needs. Seems a handyman… Continue reading The Cavalry is coming!
Sometimes, in the wee hours of the morning, I may be listening to the audio version of Robinson Crusoe. The story is perfect for easing back into sleep. The enduring legacy of the story tells me Crusoe’s story resonates with our quest for some basic human needs. Things like resilience, self reliance and solitude. And… Continue reading Robinson Crusoe was a liar