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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Perfectly Adequate

             Still sick.  Still going to the hourly-wage job.  (Although, this week will be easier than last, and next.)              What I’m learning in all of this chaos and phlegm and exhaustion is that, as in so much of Life, it’s simply NOT that big […]

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Holding Faith Close

             We can all agree, there’s much going wrong right now.  What takes more words and more belief, and a bit more reaching, is to see how loads of shit is actually going well.              Years ago, during a particularly challenging period of time, that […]

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More Than Managing

             Our grandbaby tells us now she’s not a baby.  She’s a “big kid” (as if we need a reminder, from her).  She turned 2 at the end of January.  (TWO!)  Yesterday she walked importantly out into the backyard with a pair of floral snips to harvest a handful of […]

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