My daughters are each in their own way quite practical, especially when it comes to worrying, which—and I don’t mean to toot my own horn here at all–I raise to Olympic levels. They take after their father more in this regard, mercifully, being much more judicious in terms of what they worry over or [...]
It is possible that cautious optimism that it will not always be winter is warranted.
The daffodils are ready to commit. The robins are back. The pesky birds nesting in the eaves outside the window by my bed are hard at work at sunrise every morning, 7 days per friggin week.
This is the [...]
Sorry I’m late. I’ve been stuck at a four-way intersection, notorious all over the globe for short-circuiting sensible behavior. Mine was the place where a fresh wave of grief, my loony agreement to costume the 8th grade play, a very busy season writing and organizing, and a small farm animal in my kitchen all [...]