Oddly Optimistic

Oddly Optimistic

It’s half-way through spring, which means the weather has mostly turned and the days have lengthened. The lessening (though by no means full stop) of the rain has warranted us removing the rain cover from the furniture set on our back deck. The we is my parents and I. The place is their house inContinue Reading

The Coffee Shop

The Coffee Shop

I start my mornings the same way each day – up at 5:45, shower, breakfast and coffee while I read the paper, then by 6:45 I’m at my desk and working. That is where I stay until about noon. During those hours my only goal is to keep moving, to outrun my internal critic andContinue Reading

Bookshelf Photos

Bookshelf Photos

My mom requested just one thing from my brothers and I this Christmas: an updated photo for the living room bookshelf. Since my parents moved into their house four years ago, the three framed photos on that shelf were of my brothers and I as seniors in high school. Each two years apart by grade,Continue Reading