Online can be Spectacular!

When I started this blog, my goal was to provide a respite–a distraction, if you will–for minds weary of the trials and tribulations of real life. I had no idea, none of us did, that our definition of “trials and tribulations” would change forever in the Spring of 2020. But there is great ingenuity to…

Giving Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving! Without reservation, I am thankful for you. If we are family or friends, then you have enriched my life beyond measure, and I love you even if we have not spoken in years. If we are only aware of each other because of our posts, then you are precious to me for knowing…

There goes my heart…

When my first son, Kevin, was born, I received one of those “page-a-day” calendars with sayings for new mothers. The one that has stayed with me all these years is a quote from Elizabeth Stone: “Making the decision to have a child…is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.”…

Can’t Stop the Feeling!

Do you know why I write? Because I have encountered books, movies, music, art, architecture, places, landscapes, people, food, and celebrations that have caused my heart to swell, and I want to give other people that feeling. Music causes the physical racing of my heart so that it seems my body will never be able…