Re-Courage-Ment

I heard this is the single greatest snowfall this year–the one that feel well into April–weeks after all the snow had melted. The buds were coming out. People were posting pictures of their crocuses. We were having suppers on the back deck. And the snow keeps falling. And blowing. And we all keep shaking our …

Fears on the COVID-19 home stretch

Fears on the COVID-19 home stretch

The light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel is getting bigger. You’d think that we can all hardly wait to be released from restriction! We are on the cusp of widespread vaccinations–whoo hoo! Mostly. If you have hesitancies anticipating the end of COVID-19, you are not alone There are quiet conversations daily about the …

The last song. The day the piano was sold

The last song

As the world prepares to be vaccinated, my parents prepare to move… …and get vaccinated, too! My folks are moving into assisted living and will join all the other residents of the building next week to be vaccinated to ensure the safety of all. I was over at their place yesterday—carefully. They pretty much don’t …