Tag Archives: unconditional love

FINIS, et

If only people could be more like dogs. Kind. Loyal. Committed to a fault. Always playful and interested. How about a treat? I really love you … was that a squirrel? Oh yeah. Back to you. I love you. So … Continue reading

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FAMILY ties

I recently spent an outrageously fun weekend in Chicago, in town for the wedding of a close friend’s son. I barely know the groom, her oldest: she and I knew each other from work, and I didn’t see much of … Continue reading

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FRAGMENTS of the past

My mom and I, like many mothers and daughters, had a difficult and complicated relationship. The difficulty began, as I remember it, when I was 9, and it continued until she died. For years, we both held on to the … Continue reading

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