In the Word


I really don't know much about Margaret Thatcher, but the news headlines I read today told me far more than I found on Wikipedia. "Hundreds of opponents of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher partied in London's Trafalgar Square to celebrate her death, sipping booze and chanting "Ding Dong!" That was the headline. The very sad… Continue reading legacy

In the Word

it’s time to jump

I only jumped one time. That was enough. When I take my mind back to that moment, I can still feel the fear. I saw others jump with ease, and go right back for more. I knew I could swim. I knew that the water was safe. I believed the mechanics of jumping, that if… Continue reading it’s time to jump

Just Me

i remember…

I just turned 50 in October. (I'll pause while the clapping subsides.) My children have left my nest and gone to a far off land (Texas). For some reason, these two events have culminated in an urge to memorialize my journey of motherhood, in case I forget. Because I just turned 50. These memories will be in… Continue reading i remember…