Sunny side up-or not

I like Fall and cozy overcast afternoons with my homemade soup simmering while a fire burns in the fireplace. But I bah-humbug my way through the holidays and rejoice on January 2nd. Clearly, I don’t suffer what many of you do once we turn our clocks back an hour....

Hedged In

  I could be dead right now. Looking back, the whole thing seemed like a fluke, until… I heard a funny sound coming from my refrigerator. I peered inside and everything looked okay, so I thought nothing of it. A few days later, standing in front of my washing...

What’s in a Name?

  Eliza knew Cadfan, in a fit of jealousy, had tethered Angharad’s spirit to the Ruins of Maldwyn. No one would have her in the afterlife. She would remain his for all eternity. Determined to free her ancestor, Eliza stood before the crumbling stones, a dozen...

Hi Grandma

As I was deciding what I wanted to blog about today, I realized that many folks my age are care receivers and not caregivers. Because I’m in that vulnerable cohort, I often get those phonecalls that begin, “Hi Grandma.” A sob story seeking money as the solution soon...

What’s Her Name Needs a Thing-a-ma-jig

My friend and I vacationed in Tennessee and shared a lovely, rented home for a week. Having both lost our husbands, we discovered each of us had been attributing “hidden items” on playfulness from beyond, as in I know I put that there! Where is it? As we worked...