Likelihood and Probability

             Have you ever seen a squirrel in your blackberry bushes?  I hadn’t either, not until earlier this week.  It was surprising.  But, maybe, it shouldn’t have been.              We, as a species, go places where humans couldn’t possibly survive, and yet they do.  We, […]

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Part of the Pack

             I’ve mentioned my love of Russian Nesting Dolls here before, and believe me when I say that fascination (adoration? Attraction?) has not faded as the years have rolled along.  Their images appeared several times in the past few days (in several ways), they just kept popping up.  They always […]

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Viewpoint of Grace

             I spent some time with my mother yesterday.  It was my father’s 81st birthday.  Part of my gift to him was to remove my mom from the room.  He doesn’t ask for much.  Mostly, we’re all surprised that each of us has lived this long.         […]

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Narrative View

             The idea that there is something better, something kinder, awaiting us after this long difficult slog is the hope I cling to.  Daily.  Hourly.  Our reality is challenging.  Our lessons can feel like such a struggle.              Fortunately we get breaks.  We have blessings.  […]

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