During my vacation, I wandered the streets like a vagabond, and by the fourth day, I summoned the courage to talk with one of the real street people. This is part 2 of my conversation with Susan.
During my vacation, I wandered the streets of Portland like a vagabond, and by the fourth day, I summoned the courage to talk with one of the real street people. This is part 1 of my conversation with Susan.
One day when I was a little girl I was excited about going to the circus. But that is not the part of the day I’ll never forget. What could be better? I’m glad you asked.
Over the years I’ve come to a deeper appreciation for why we need to celebrate the bitter with the better when it comes to Easter time. That’s not easy for a shallow person. It only took me 63 years to get it.
Losing a sibling changed my life forever. I had kept it to myself but when I wrote about it I found others eager to connect and support each other.
Losing an adult sibling was a unique loss, one that I couldn’t grasp until it happened. Reaching out to others who share this loss has been powerful.
I miss my mother so much, but have taken comfort in the fact that she wants me to live and laugh and our love for each other will never end.
I feel sorry for The View, having lost sponsors due to their naive banter regarding Miss America candidate Kelley Johnson, whose talent was a monologue about her profession as a registered nurse. I am one of the millions of nurses whose blood pressure spiked when I watched a replay of the offensive segment. But since compassion is in […]
Our local newspaper reported a story about an able-bodied young woman who drove to Hannaford at high-speed to run an errand. In the process she allegedly knocked over a man in leg braces, side swiped his vehicle, and rammed her car into a pole with a handicapped sign before coming to a stop. To make matters worse she sprinted into […]