Friday, March 9, 2018

March is a month of considerable frustration it is so near spring and yet across a great deal of the country the weather is still so violent and changeable that outdoor activity in our yards seems light years away. Thalassa Cruso Spring: so close I can feel the dirt on my hands and taste the

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

You can find something truly important in an ordinary minute.  Mitch Albom, For One More Day The day starts one way—gray—but turns around. The sun comes out. By the end of it I’ve visited the community garden (it’s still snowed in but—oh!—the sense of anticipation seeing it evokes); taken Maya to, and picked her up

Thursday, October 12, 2017

“At the time I did not know that stories of life are often more like rivers than books.” ~ Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It and Other Stories I read a perfect description, on Paige Strickland's blog (https://stricklandp.wordpress.com/2017/10/12/a-teachable-moment/) of what it feels like to be an adoptee: “It’s like what if I was born with 3