I'm -usually- a big reader. Always have been. Was such a bookworm as a kid, I'd sneak books under the covers and read with a flashlight. Got my wife back into reading when we got together. I'll get so into a book I'll forego sleep, not looking at the clock so as not to know … Continue reading No really, I can’t concentrate
Happy New Year! We had an exceedingly tough 2021, and yet we still have so much to be grateful for. Our country nearly fell into revolution and remains deeply, bitterly divided, and we, and the world, are seeing more and more far-right suspicion, racism, misogyny, homophobia, and hatred arise. Miss Rona, the deadly global pandemic, … Continue reading Auld Lang Syne
07 September, 2021 Dear Mom, I can't believe you've been gone for 2 years now. I think of you almost every day, for one reason or another, and I miss you terribly. I wonder what your journeys have shown you since you left, and, recently, whether you and MauMau met up. I like to think … Continue reading Are you still there, Mama?
So this is ... 50?! I have been adulting for a long time now, it would seem. As my dear old Uncle Mike* used to say, as of a certain age, "I'm ... plenty." I know I'm supposed to make some wise observations at this “milestone” birthday, and sure, 50years have certainly offered many lessons … Continue reading Am I Grown Up Yet?
this one rly rattled me (sound on!) Pleasant Hill, CA 4.7 earthquake, Mon, 14-Oct, 10:33pm PST.
...and just like that, in the midst of an imaginary conversation, she uncovered a truth...