First a little history.
Back in the ’70s, my parents decided it was time to leave Euclid Avenue—a busy, tree-lined street in the Chicago suburbs that slowed to a crawl on Sundays during horse racing season with people on their way to the Arlington Race Track.
They were ready for a quieter setting. Somewhere we’d be less likely to run over by a car, like the kid across the street whose leg was broken after he got caught on the wrong end of traffic. read more »
I woke up one day and…voilà! I’m 48 years old.
Born in the middle of the night, two weeks late, I violently entered the world at nine and a half pounds with a huge pile of read more »
The greatest amount of wasted time is the time not getting started. ~ Dawson Trotman
This place called stuck… I’ve been here before. read more »
I don’t mean to seem ungrateful.
I wake up to you, spread out in front of me read more »
My husband and I were in marital therapy the other day (yes, we go to marital therapy).
It’s where my husband and I actually talk. There’s a certain safety about saying what’s on our mind about what’s bothering us, where we’re stuck, etc. in the presence of a read more »
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. ~ Aristotle
People have looked at me askance when I’ve disclosed my relationship to what they consider pests. And, in some cases, perhaps I deserve it. read more »
It’s easier to say what creativity isn’t. A bit like the sculpture who, when asked how he had sculpted a very fine elephant explained that he’d taken a big block of marble and then knocked away all the bits that didn’t look like an elephant. read more »