The Way Things Work- Thanks, Dad

Maddie was looking pretty uncomfortable one morning at our Zoom meeting. Turns out she was suffering from a boil on her sit-me-down. She was hurting, upset, and knew she had to go to the doctor and deal with this.  The way she was sitting was exactly how I saw my Dad...

What a Year! Aka Things are Opening Up

“Things are Opening Up” With the relaxing and reduction of pandemic restrictions, a repeated phrase seems to be “things are opening up.” Some examples in my part of the desert (Tucson AZ): Restaurants-now more than patio or take-out dining. Gyms-longer...

More Car Talk-Lily

“Things are Opening Up” Now that “things are opening up,” I’m behind the wheel of my car every day. I asked my sweetheart, “How many miles do you think we drove the car during the pandemic?” We live outside the city limits of Tucson and most of...

Car Talk

Pegasus In the last year of my mother’s life, our hospice angels recommended bringing in photo albums to assist my mother in her “life review.” Some pictures brought a smile, some a short sniff of dismissal. Some elicited a story.  The black-and-white photo was...

Butterfly Girl

A Hidden Gem On the East side of Tucson is a hidden gem of a park called Agua Caliente. It’s got a great history of families who lived there, changes they made, both brilliant and not so brilliant, and peaceful home to birds, critters, and water inhabitants. It’s...

Eastside Writing Room- June 2021

We’re going hybrid! Zoom and In-Person.  EVERY TUESDAY We’re still meeting virtually every Tuesday at 11:30 to check in on ZOOM with writing intentions. Updates welcome via email  in the afternoon. Members and interested writers will get the Zoom invite. TUESDAY JUNE...