Category Archives: Family Stuff

The Best Part of a Trip

June 28, 2018

Many people claim the best part of a trip is coming home. But not me, not until recently. I love the going, the being someplace new. But the coming home? Not so much. Not usually. We’ve just returned (at 3:30 a.m.!) from a trip to the other side of the country. The two days of travel […]

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Take Care as You Give Care

March 19, 2018

I spent my Spring Break week off work in a hospital room in a city an hour away. No, not as a patient. I didn’t experience any excruciating physical pain but I suffered the emotional stress of waiting and watching someone I love hurt. No question that the patient has the harder role, and I […]

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Growing Old Together

March 31, 2015

When Steve and I got married, fourteen years ago today, I read this stanza from Robert Browning to him: Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made: Our times are in His hand Who saith, “A whole I planned, Youth shows but […]

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