Spring Means Garden & Landscape Projects are in Full Bloom

The daffodils in the large front bed of my yard always seem to push their way to the surface sometime in January. I grew up in Massachusetts. Who is ready to start thinking about yard clean-up and spring planting in January? I am still content to hibernate for at least another month, maybe even six […]

Adventures in Relocation

Change. We either embrace it or recoil from it. If 2020 has taught us anything, it may be how to sit with and accept what we cannot change. But, change can also be inspiring, leading us to unknown places, new people, exciting cultures and traditions, and perhaps even a whole new life’s journey.  I have […]

A Metaphorical Lighthouse for Writers

Books are both my escape and my classroom. I find my nights less restful if I don’t spend at least a few minutes with my latest interest before I drift off to sleep. My Scrabble and Upwords games with my husband would surely suffer if I didn’t maintain my vocabulary with the multitude of genres […]