So it’s been a few days since S had her fall. She’s in two casts, and her face is scabbed over where she got rug burn during the fall. So is her knee. And her mouth got pretty mashed up when she landed, so it hurts to chew. Continue reading “Step by step … blessed”
So about the time this post was going live — reminding myself that regardless of the nightly news or any other circumstance, God is always and always good — I found myself en route to a trauma center in Baltimore.
My friend and travel buddy S came down Tuesday night. It was just to be a quick visit — dinner together, then she’d leave for her Dad’s in the morning on Wednesday, while I went about my work day as usual.
Alas, not to be “as usual” in any way. Continue reading “Unforeseen medical drama”
… that we live in a beautiful world Continue reading “Because it’s good to remember”
This is a little bit (a lot) all over the map. I can’t help it. I’m processing on paper. There is a lot of more than semi-random flotsam floating in my head, and I’m finding that it’s more political than usual. Sign of the times, perhaps?
I am pretty much the least political person you’ll ever meet. I’m a moderate in general. I don’t affiliate with any party. This is in part because I understand how affiliating with a group causes us to identify and tribalize in ways that aren’t always helpful. It’s also in part because I don’t think either party uniquely represents me. Continue reading “Struggling”
Yes, I went, but what did I think of it? It’s a jumble of impressions. Their ancient architecture is amazing; sidebar jokes about it’s because they had spaceships to aid the process. Continue reading “Revisited: my visit to Machu Picchu”
The last image I have – the only image that remains – is having become aware of imminent danger in the split second before someone behind me pulls a plastic bag over my head and around my neck. Continue reading “Catching my breath”
I am more blessed than I have ever, will ever, could ever deserve. Continue reading “No, thank YOU”