Ad Astra Per Aspera

Breaking bread with myself There are places close to home, that become our home too. Pre pandemic, I would come and break bread here at least every other week. Here, I would often sit by the window and watch people go by while enjoying a bowl of my favorite French onion soup, and a glass…

Full Circle

Full circle. That’s what it felt like this morning.Thirty years ago, when we brought this baby home from the hospital, I took one look at her and thought to myself, “How can I leave this baby at home?” Right then and there I began to write my letter of resignation and faxed it to the…

Hope is a Sunbeam

2020 was so, so difficult on many levels. It was like, a long , endless portal. A whole year of transition. We had to let go of many things, of all that we knew to be true, of everything we were familiar with. We lost loved ones, and friends, and countless plans and dreams, vanished…