My husband is gluing together pieces of the black ceramic swallow magnet that fell and broke. He got it two days ago from a conference he was attending in Lisbon, where swallows symbolize a love of old things, as well as return and hope, and such ceramic birds adorn many houses.*Read More »
Are You In For The Road Or Only For The Finish?
I was in bed with the flu, lungs full of gunk, wheezing and coughing–when a knock came at my door and my teenaged son entered carrying a cup of tea and a book. “Here, Mama, drink this and read this book. They’ll make you feel better.”Read More »
How has your day gone?
I wake up, look about the dim November room, rub at the terrible crick in my back, and feel afraid.Read More »