Tag Archives: Family

Welcome to This Wabi Sabi World, Penelope

I was honored to get to spend a week with my daughter, Andrea, and her family in the days before and after the birth of their daughter, our granddaughter, Penelope Rose Miyoko. It was a beautiful experience, though yes, with … Continue reading

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Letters – Part I

When was the last time you sat down and took the time to hand-write and mail a letter? Do you remember the anticipation of receiving a letter by “snail mail?” Holding it in your hands as you wondered what you … Continue reading

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End of a Chapter

Have you ever read a book you couldn’t put down? A book with chapters you hated to end, yet you couldn’t wait to turn the page to the next chapter? In two days, with a final cross of a threshold … 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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Rowing the Boat

So, what did you do during your social distancing today? I spoke to family and friends, paid some bills, completed the census, sorted through stacks of paper (most of which I threw away) and found some very old pictures that … Continue reading

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