Last week was a particularly up and down kind of week. If I had to graph it, it would look like the cardiograph of a not-well person with some signs of steadiness broken up at irregular intervals by back to back high spikes and deep plunges. At the end of one of more trying days, my Aunt called me on my way home from work.  I took the long way home so I could have more time to talk before I… Read more »

Find Your Joy-IMG_1048

  I’m home recuperating from surgery. It all started late in the summer with a wee hours ER visit and a bad diagnosis. Long story short, it wasn’t a kidney stone, it was an ovarian cyst. It was correctly diagnosed by my long time OBGYN, Dr. Lynda Wright in York, ME and I had the surgery done by Dr. John Schorge at Mass General. HUUUUGE shout outs to them. They have restored my faith in the medical practice. Good doctors… Read more »

From Brimfield Fair, 2013 (much more to write about this later)

Twelve years ago today, I was still a new bride. Well, not a new bride, but new-to-him. I was 3 months into my second marriage. My son was in kindergarten, we were still really new to town, and I’d just started working part-time at Dean College. I was thinking about that and a lot more this morning as I got dressed. There was so much that went on that day, but one my strongest memories was laying in bed that… Read more »