Miracle in Vermont

I haven’t written a post in a while. Life has been a series of miracles and wonders, and it has been hard to capture each one because they have been flowing so quickly. Like anything else, the wonderful has not been without struggles and sorrow, but that’s what makes it life. Mom is now settled […]

Sunday Morning: Invocation

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
Architect of icebergs, snowflakes, crystals, rainbows, sand grains, dust motes, atoms. Mason whose tools are glaciers, rain, rivers, ocean. Chemist who made blood of seawater, bone of minerals in stone, milk of love. Whatever You are, I know this, Spinner, You are everywhere, in All The Ever- Changing Above,…

I thought the old boxes were sealed shut

And then there has been a week-plus of this Kavanaugh nonsense. This man and his defenders are despicable. If there is even a question of any of his behavior, it should be investigated. In my estimation, this man does not have the quality of character to breathe the same air as Justice Ginsburg — or […]

Lightly Child, Lightly

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
Ms Green didn’t believe her mind was a dark room full of poisons— a room cluttered with rags pills, torn tinsel, perfume in lavender glass. She got stuck sometimes inside her mind like a bit of lint caught in a web meant for a fly… But today Ms Green…

Lazy Summer Morning Reflections

This morning, I saw yet another item in my Facebook feed proclaiming the benefits of not having a formal education past high school. For the record, I am a strong proponent of the idea that not everyone can or should attend college because our society needs electricians, plumbers, and workers in the various trades in […]

Taking stock of life

I’m sitting at a table at my husband’s high school reunion tonight. As I look around the room and catch snippets of conversations, I realize that all these people are just like me. Struggling to make sense of life by connecting with people they haven’t seen, sometimes realizing how much they have changed — or […]