Cops and Coffee

July 27, 2020 5

I have a most favorite coffee place in my town. Unfortunately, my most favorite coffee place is not close to my new/old house. It actually isn’t close to my former house, either. And you can […]

The Lesson in a Dead Pot of Mint

July 17, 2020 1

I grow mint. Up until a few months ago, that mint was grown in a very large terra cotta pot in my backyard, but when we moved to our new/old house, I didn’t take the […]

And the People Who Stayed at Home Woke Up

May 14, 2020 1

And the people stayed home. And they baked bread and they watched Netflix and they drank wine. And they waited as they were told to do. Some prayed, some battled depression and anxiety; some worried; […]

Virus Thoughts

April 30, 2020 1

I’ve been seeing a lot of posts with a photo of a downtown street Photoshopped to show tons of red “coronaviruses”sitting on the ground and even more hanging in the air.  The caption reads “Would […]

Things I’ve Learned Thanks to the Coronavirus

April 1, 2020 1

1. We’ve all been undervaluing pants with elastic waist bands. 2. I’ll never look at toilet paper the same way again. 3. I suspect this whole Coronavirus thing was masterminded by the “Dog Community” as […]

Texts From my Daughter: the mouse

March 24, 2020 0

My darling daughter lives alone in a studio apartment. After working three 12hr shifts in ICU, she went home to sleep. And then woke up, sent me the attached screenshot, and informed me she was […]

Love In the Age of Coronavirus: a short story

March 6, 2020 1

Natalie was nervous.  She knew she shouldn’t be. She was out-going and friendly, always ready with a smile. She shined at social gatherings-the girl everyone seemed to gravitate to. A magnet that drew others to […]

Everything is Horrible and Nothing is Good

March 5, 2020 0

Everything is horrible and nothing is goIn 2009, my daughter became ill with H1N1. It was a scary virus, because unlike the usual seasonal influenza, this bad boy was taking out people under the age […]

Beyond the #BroomChallenge

February 11, 2020 2

I know everyone is trying to get their brooms to stand up on their own with the #broomchallenge, but what you might not know is that right now until the end of the week, the […]

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