Monthly Archives: June 2013

FULL exposure

Thursday, my hedges came down. I could feel the panic rising in my chest starting Wednesday evening, when I found out the tree guys were coming the next day to cut down two rows of the massive cedar hedges that … Continue reading

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FIRST FLOWER

I have to thank an unlikely lush, green friend by the porch door for teaching me a lesson today. King Lily, as I call it, is a tall, prolific plant that is the first of its kind in that garden … Continue reading

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FINAL frontiers

Several months ago, in a local retail store in search of the perfect “hang on – there’s a miracle coming” card for a worry-worn friend, I rotated the store’s standing display to find a column of “you can do it, … Continue reading

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FATHER’S day

It felt like the world stopped spinning the day my father died. It was 4:51 a.m. on a cool summer morning at just that moment when the bottomless black of night begins to brighten – the time when spirits, if … Continue reading

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FAITH, leap of

I have a rose bush out back that I really love. It belonged to my mother. When she died, I brought it from her house and planted it here, by the corner of the barn. It’s a prominent place I … Continue reading

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FEET?, Where are your

BY MMM61, Guest Blogger Where are your feet? It’s another way of saying, “what are you feeling in this moment?” I had to ask myself this question this morning. When I last wrote for this blog, my teenage daughter had … Continue reading

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FLOW, going with the

Lately, I have had a love/hate relationship with the word submit, which I can tell you, as a writer of 25 years, has not been allowed into my personal vocabulary much. Yes, I submit to my editor every time I … Continue reading

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