Select Page
Digestion and Mischief

Digestion and Mischief

2017 was a year full of transition, learning and disequilibrium for me. Maybe all years are like that, but I set about to shift my world and the world of those around me, with intention. I knew Mom and Dad were moving in, and wanted to have my “house in order” for...
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...
The Great Glass Elevator Speech

The Great Glass Elevator Speech

Boy do I love what it looks like. Or, better yet, do I have attachment to what it looks like. I want my life to be defined in a way that other people understand it, in 25 words or less. My elevator speech. If you asked me 25 years ago, however, what I was “doing...
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...

Pin It on Pinterest