October 19, 2018
We are who we are because of where we come from, and who we come from, and of course all the experiences that, not only change us, but actually create us, along the way.
April 20, 2018
Not going to my grandma's funeral was painful. It was a loss to not be with my family during the remembering and celebrating of Grandma's life. Feeling shame, second-guessing my every decision, running down all "what if?" trails of my life doesn't help matters.
October 7, 2010
My dad has been a professional builder his whole adult life. He started off as a young man building houses, then for many years he owned his own company doing mostly commercial work (these were my growing up years). During that stage he was the man in the office. Bidding, ...
July 17, 2009
Remember these bowls? The kiddos made them at a local potter's studio way back in March. They are beloved pieces of functional art and their current life's purpose is to hold our backyard berries. Backyard raspberries are my favorite summer berry, with apologies to the strawberries (recently picked) and wild ...