Years ago at one of the first family holiday meals after marrying my husband, I can remember this brief conversation: Mother-in-law: “Do you want a slice of pumpkin pie or apple pie?” Cousin: “Yes, and ice cream on top, please.” What I like about this illustration (besides the idea that you can have two desserts […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” ~Semisonic, “Closing Time” A friend of mine was telling me recently about a difficult breakup she was experiencing. The ending of a relationship is rarely easy and is often fraught with complicated emotions, messy situations, and disappointments. We have such high hopes at the beginning of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
From my kitchen window, I can see a huge maple tree over my neighbor’s roof and across the street. Around this time every year, I start looking (ok, squinting) to see if the tree’s outer leaves are starting to take on a hint of color. Last week I noticed that one branch had begun to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.