April 30, 2023 This was a hard week. My ex-husband died unexpectedly of a heart attack and my sons, and I were thrust into turmoil. Alex had the unfortunate role of meeting the police at his father’s apartment for the distressing welfare check. He was understandably shaken, and I went to be with him asContinue reading “The Value of Dirt Therapy and Good Friends”
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Digging My Ditches
March 26, 2023 Each March for the past 17 years, I have found a cool weekend to turn over the soil in my tiny garden, add some compost and plant lettuce and a few other “cold crops.” Truly, I end up spending several sessions just weeding and breaking up the soil before the planting everContinue reading “Digging My Ditches”
Every Time You Go Away, You Take a Part of Me with You.
Once more, I have an empty nest. My youngest son just drove away at the end of his final Winter Break from college. Andrew is doing a beautiful job of gradually coming into adulthood. He has learned a lot about life, Chemistry, Music, love and how to balance work, studies, exercise, and social life atContinue reading “Every Time You Go Away, You Take a Part of Me with You.”