Movie Review 12/02/16

One of our newly minted traditions is Friday night movie and pizza.  My son picks out the movie, usually a funny teen-acceptable flick.  Once I approve his recommendation (or exercise my veto power and wait for next recommendation), I order the pizza and we are off to the races (or the blue sofa in our case). Each week I will write a short review of the … Continue reading Movie Review 12/02/16

All is well . . . Wish you were here

  Grieving is a complex process. The ups, the downs, the moments of suspended animation.  You wish the person was still here but know that he or she is just waiting at the next stop.  For various reasons, death always seemed to hover around us.  Several times it would dip sharply and almost touch us, and then back away.  Never completely leaving us but stepping … Continue reading All is well . . . Wish you were here

Lions and tigers, and bears, oh my!

Well, really more like “squirrels and bats, and starlings, oh my!”  Yes, unbeknownst to me, I have been housing a small menagerie in my attic.  I’d been hearing the pitter patter of little feet running across the ceiling at night but gladly, willingly, and enthusiastically remained in denial.  I told myself that it must be a squirrel running on top of the roof.  A very energetic, … Continue reading Lions and tigers, and bears, oh my!