Category Archives: Days of light

Day of Light

I  do not have the clarity that religion offers, but in my own way, discover spiritual moments, although – never in a church. Easter Sunday, we work out in the garden. R is tying up branches both fallen in recent … Continue reading

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The Importance of Lunch

The tiled walls of the PS 95 lunchroom magnified the roar of children’s voices. When the allotted eating time was up, we were herded out into the fenced-in tarmac.  The schoolyard. Venturing beyond the chain link fence was forbidden. The … Continue reading

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Saving Daylight

Still trying to catch up from saving (losing?) that daylight hour and am slow to pull myself out of bed. The dark morning is hard but the extra evening light is worth it. Yesterday (Saturday), I worked for a few … Continue reading

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Spring

Daffodils poke their yellow heads out from under wooden steps added to the front porch last summer.  I thought I moved all plants and bulbs before construction but obviously missed these guys. Amazing that hidden though they are, they manage … Continue reading

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Crazy winds. We got off easy losing power for just over 24 hours.  Driving around yesterday to survey the damage we took many detours because of downed trees and hanging wires. At home, we were cozy enough with candles and … Continue reading

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Yesterday we spent the day cleaning up outside, working in our shirt sleeves, pausing to drink tea and eat lunch in the sun.  Glorious!  Four crocus in bloom – a set of purple on one side of the garden and … Continue reading

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Milestone

This morning, I popped the last white pill from the prescription bottle and tossed the empty bottle into the trash. After five years, it seemed unceremonious. There will be no more refills – I am done with Tamoxifen, the drug … Continue reading

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The Promise of Brighter Days

Snow is virtually gone – washed by the past few rainy days.  At the end of the driveway on a sloping bit of land, the strawberry plants I transplanted out of the vegetable garden last summer, are a stunning green … Continue reading

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Brave New World

Authors regularly call me wanting to set up a signing at the store. Unless you’re a psychic or television personality, you better tell your friends and family to come out and support you.  Tell no one and that’s who will … Continue reading

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