It’s a Dog’s Life

I walked the dog this morning. Or she walked me. We came to a full stop no fewer than six times. We changed direction twice and even backtracked once. The men painting the house down the road alerted each other in Spanish to Charlie’s approach. They turned and smiled at her. She stopped to observe […]

My Sister’s Getting Married

Once upon a time my sister married the man of her dreams. They lived happily, but not ever after. Five children and many years later, their “ever after” was ended by a long and valiant battle with cancer. Thankfully for all of us – and especially my sister and her wonderful fiance – happily ever […]