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Dec, 2014: The Florida Everglades

Originally posted on America the Beautiful… From Sea to Shining Sea:
Our original plan from the time we left Connecticut was to take our time travelling southward, eventually reaching Florida for our winter hibernation. I believed it would be an…

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Caregiving 101: Things I wish we’d known…

As some of you know…In 1996, my mother required emergency surgery for a brain aneurysm. She was sixty-nine. Three days later, my seventy-seven year old father had a massive stroke. As a family, our lives changed overnight and we began … Continue reading

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I’m back…

Almost ready to launch this book!  Well, ‘almost’ is probably a bit of a fib, but I’m getting closer.  Will keep you posted…

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Moving on…

Writer’s write…but for me lately, not so much.  When I teach, students often ask how to work through writer’s block (or writer’s blah, since most of what is written when blocked is blah).  When asked, I pour through plenty of … Continue reading

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Precious gifts…

No lollygagging in bed this morning.  Wanted to get my sauce and meat-a-balls started, readying for a Christmas get-together I’m hosting this weekend (hopefully the weather will cooperate, since most people do not like my driveway on a good day).  … Continue reading

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On kitchen tables…

Yesterday’s Poets & Writers prompt was to muse about our kitchen tables – the food, voices and thoughts they have experienced.  Odd, since most of us do not have a kitchen table anymore.  Generally, we have ‘dining room’ tables. The … Continue reading

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On Reading…

While driving yesterday, I listened to Anna Quindlen reading her memoir, ‘Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake’.  I slapped the steering wheel in agreement when she spoke of how reading connects us with a larger world, yet also brings us … Continue reading

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