Category Archives: Musings and Memories

It Takes an Apple

While working a very busy job as the speech pathologist between several hospitals, the therapist who normally handled home-health patients took a vacation. Why? At the time I concluded principally to inconvenience me. She may in fact have had other … Continue reading

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In Word and Deed

So I’m a writer now? When did it happen? When I started the blog? The first time I got paid? Was it buying the laptop for the express purpose of being able to write wherever and whenever I needed to? … Continue reading

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A gift from friends.

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Pebbles

In my hand is a pebble. It is small, round. It takes up little space in the palm of my hand. It is smooth from the handling of my memory. The pebble is a moment. It’s the time my young … Continue reading

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Plunge

The temperature, that is.

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Exhale softly.

 

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Half-Life

Dear Child With a Life Cut in Two, I did not see this for you, this life in two halves. I planned only one. A path curved beyond horizons I couldn’t yet see, but that wandered through my lands for … Continue reading

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Christmas In Pictures

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Flashback

It is Christmas of 2004. It has been several months since my husband of seventeen years and I decided to divorce. A few weeks prior, we sat in the living room of the house he still lived in with the … Continue reading

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Kazoos for Kay

There was a room full of love and celebration, and also of deep sadness, but with constant reminders that a woman who was no longer with us lived a life of great joy, passion and accomplishment. Kay had a deep … Continue reading

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