So, the highlight of my week was a Facebook, um, conversation with my sister. This is the same sister, my favorite sister, who for several years was on Facebook boycott but who decided, about a year ago, that she missed being connected to people she couldn't see everyday. Meaning people who do not live in … Continue reading Why not be you.
Yep, #amwriting; still at it. So, yep, it's going to be another re-run post this week, albeit with just a few tiny edits. But before we get to that, I have a few random happy things to share, apropos of nothing, really. Good things are just good things. Three Things Worth Sharing This Week Kid … Continue reading #amwriting
My sister and I were walking the aisles of Trader Joe's, trolling for dinner inspiration. Grocery shopping together has become one of our traditions, which I'm sure sounds odd but is easily understood. When we're together, which isn't often because we live far apart and both have busy career and home lives, we get very … Continue reading All in the family.
My son caught his first fish on a fly rod last week. He had begged for years to go fishing; he had seen all my gear in the hall closet and wanted me to show him how to use it. Finally last week, thanks to an invitation from a dear friend, he got his chance. … Continue reading Tight lines and sister tales.
My sister and I stifled laughter throughout our mother’s funeral. The minister was not trying to be funny. He had scarcely known our mother because she did not like him or his newfangled church policies. At her service he retold stories we’d told him only 48 hours before, and in his folksy manner he inadvertently … Continue reading Laying Betty to rest.