Monthly Archives: July 2016

For the Week of July 31, 2016: Creating a Healing Place

This past week, I’ve written little, felled by a hefty case of bronchitis and a relentless, hacking cough.  Today is only my second day on antibiotics, and while I’m on the road to recovery, my writing routine has been temporarily … Continue reading

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For the Week of July 24, 2016: Putting One’s Life Back Together

We returned home late last night after three weeks away, visiting our daughters and their families in Canada and Florida.  We lived out of suitcases, made do with uncomfortable beds, adjusted our daily routines to fit our grandchildren’s and daughters’, … Continue reading

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For the Week of July 17, 2016: Learning as You Go

These past two days, Emily, my five-year old granddaughter has been teaching me games, some that although they include detailed instructions, are played according to her rules, created or improvised on the spot to her advantage.  I have become the … Continue reading

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For the Week of July 10, 2016: Making the Journey

This past week has been all about my granddaughter, Flora, who celebrated her fifth birthday.  I was lucky enough to participate in her festivities, squeezing my tall body into a cramped and uncomfortable airplane seat to make the five hour … Continue reading

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For the Week of July 3, 2016: Remembering the Joys of Summertime

  …After a morning’s surfing; paddling frantically To top the brisk outsiders coming to wreck me, Trundle me clumsily along the beach floor’s Gravel and sand; my knees aching with salt. Is that all I have to write about? You … Continue reading

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