Monthly Archives: December 2011

FRIENDSHIP, enduring grace of

By MMM61, Guest Blogger Yesterday, a woman I have been friends with since our big sisters were forced to babysit us told me about some devastating news she received about her child.  In the face of the news I was … Continue reading

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FALLING from grace

In case you haven’t noticed in your very busy lives, manners and decorum seem to have taken a long walk off a short pier. I have seen it everywhere during this frantic season of joy, in endless lines at stores, … Continue reading

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FONDNESS for the past

I was sitting in a doctor’s office when the background muzak suddenly shifted to a soft piano version of “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.” My eyes filled, and for a moment I was so emotional I couldn’t speak. What is … Continue reading

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FAILING to keep up

On Michele’s behalf, as well as my own, I step up to the plate on this Sunday two weeks before Christmas to add a brief note on our recent absence. Maybe, like us, you once again find yourselves so far … Continue reading

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