If there is a heaven, it’s searching through a crowd for someone you have been separated from, someone you can’t wait to see.
Clint Miller, who was once my husband for 19 years, and my friend even longer, has died.
I’ve heard the saying ‘Give me a child before age 5, I’ll give you a Catholic forever’ and it’s true Catholicism has a certain stickiness, something I’ve personally attributed to […]
I tend to avoid crowds successfully enough that I forget how being in one can so easily restore my optimism. One of the best things about San Francisco is Hardly […]
The first person to call me a tomboy was Cathy Lidisky. “Me and Sandy are tomboys, aren’t we?” she said, as if sure of my agreement. We were in sixth […]
As I entered the grocery store, wrapped in my thoughts, I heard a voice, shaky with age. “Can you help a brother out?” I had seen him as I […]
Well, it’s been an interesting two days. It wasn’t cancer after all, and something the surgeon was happy to remove in his office, giving me a good prognosis even without […]
I’m always the bad guy!, you’d scream, veins bulging at your temples plus the one in the middle of your forehead, the one that looked like a snake writhing just […]
Today I bought some ingredients to make a cake. Not a box of cake mix, but actual ingredients. I’m not a scratch snob – I’m sure cake mix tastes fine […]
If you sit or stand next to me on the bus, in line at the grocery store, or at the gym, I will try to peek at your iPod playlist. […]