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A Wintry Mix and Kung Pao Chicken

A Wintry Mix and Kung Pao Chicken

Three words that must not be uttered aloud from this day forward. Kung Pao Chicken The hospital’s featured special, day 5 out of 6, Just prior to the sou’easter ripping through my innards and spewing them forth along interstate 295 northbound in a surprise...
Spanx, Mini m&m’s and Parker Palmer

Spanx, Mini m&m’s and Parker Palmer

Here in rural Maine, some things are hard to come by. So for most of us, even those like me who pride ourselves on supporting the local economy, Amazon is occasionally a blessing. With my parents’ arrival in May, the daily demands, although really light at the...
10 Tools for Today’s Woman

10 Tools for Today’s Woman

We knew this day was coming. 6 months ago, Mom and Dad moved in, with Mom’s dementia symptoms becoming more apparent. Specialist after specialist ruled out physical illnesses, and this next-to-last-one, geriatrics, was the one I was deeply dreading and looking forward...
Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

I’ve been a bad neighbor. Mission creeper, rescuer, and all around resident in the land of distraction. Mostly distracted by other people’s stuff. Also, I seem to be addicted to people who don’t give a rip about me. Even more so if they openly...
A Decade from Now, Brothers and Sisters

A Decade from Now, Brothers and Sisters

Love and Change A decade from now, brothers and sisters, my parents will be gone. I may be a grandmother, for love is on its way to my grown children. That which I long for today will have long since been attained or forgotten. Now, though, is my time with my Mom and...
“And we’re walking…”

“And we’re walking…”

“A movement requires, you know, moving”-Jennifer Olsen Integration is the word for 2017. Integration of beliefs into action. I tend to require a physical manifestation from myself and the world, and that social media ain’t action. And yet… A year ago...

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