Category Archives: Family

Golden Leaves – Part 2

In a November 13 blog post, I wrote a haiku about a tree, filled with golden leaves. It reminded me of my father: A tree in autumnGold leaves sashay in the breezeWinter harbinger If the tree reminded me of my … Continue reading

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Golden Leaves

Yesterday, I wrote a haiku with my father in mind. A tree in autumnGold leaves sashay in the breezeWinter harbinger I pass this majestic tree every day as I walk in a park near my home, and through each season, … Continue reading

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Escaping the Doldrums

I have to admit, weekends aren’t what they used to be. In the past, they were something to look forward to–outings with family or friends, movies, shopping . . . without a mask. But mostly, we looked forward to family … Continue reading

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The Ineffability of a Hug

BEHIND THE SCENES: SETTING: This morning, 6:30. Jan is sitting at her computer. Steve walks in with a cup of coffee. STEVE: Are you going to walk this morning? JAN: No, I’m going to work on a blog. STEVE (Happy … Continue reading

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The “Both/And” of Saying Goodbye

“Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”   ~ Kahlil Gibran A few weeks ago, on the last day of a memory-filled vacation to Florida, we learned that my son, Adam, got … Continue reading

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