My Birthday/New Year’s Wishes…

So many mixed emotions facing this New Year. The first birthday of my life without my beloved mother to cheer me on as she always did each and every year. I have packs of her letters and notes inscribed with her beautiful cursive and loving words. My little cheerleader of the heart now off in […]

A Year-End Homage to Friendships, Old and New…

“There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.” –Mister Rogers

One of my earliest childhood memories was listening to my parents and their friends sing that song together. I never knew what it meant but it seemed to be sung on my birthday, which is December 31st, so […]

The Cabin People

“Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.” ~ Anais Nin

There it is tucked deep within the forest. A big, rough-hewn cabin. The air heady with the clean smell of aged wood intermingling with the […]