Monthly Archives: May 2014

here and there

I’m here, and I’m fine. I have the great honor of being part of someone’s final journey, so that is where I really am. I will be back here soon, but for now, I am going to spend more time … Continue reading

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tale of two weekends

Steve and I had two different weekends. He drove up to Corvallis to have a Father-Son weekend with daughter Alex…that would be baseball, hiking, golf and softball (where he got to play first base on her intramural team, and is … Continue reading

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for a friday :: making time edition

I am in sunny Southern California, hanging out with my mom and dad, for a weekend of modest birthday celebration. We’re doing book group, a play and a surprise. Also hoping for a mother/daughter pedicure date, and some wine time … Continue reading

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it’s her birthday!

This is Jan, my beautiful mama, and she’s having a birthday today. A significant one… you know the one with all the round numbers. Dad took this photo last year, and I’ve been waiting to share it with you. It’s … Continue reading

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mothers and others

Today a friend of mine posted this awesome Anne Lamott quote on Facebook: “The main thing that ever helped mothers was other people mothering them; a chain of mothering that keeps the whole shebang afloat.” Ah, that was what I … Continue reading

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for a friday :: good karma edition

If it’s Mother’s Day weekend in Davis, it’s also Whole Earth Festival, so you know where to find me. It was a fine week, though I was a little behind the curve. I worked, I wrote, I continued on my … Continue reading

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the mileage plan

Good morning friends, I originally wrote this piece for fifty|fifty vision and will post it there next week. But I am excited about it, and I also feel like I have been neglecting this blog. So here it is, a … Continue reading

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