What I’ve learned in marriage: to be direct


People

Confession: Not many years ago, when I was young, I was under the impression that the best way to ask a favor or broach a difficult subject was to sidle up to it gently. I always preferred to drop enough hints about where I was heading that the other person could a) offer the adjustment […]

June 6, 2017

Excerpts


Life around home

I guess you know that even when I’m not writing here, I am always writing, in some form or another? Here’s a glimpse into a few things I’ve sent to others in the last week or two. To a dear sis-in-law: Aw I LOVE the air plant you sent me! And that cute little log […]

May 5, 2017

Perambulations inspired by a spider


Brain things

Today begins a week’s worth of daily, pre-scheduled blog posts. This will clear my written but unpublished backlog and make a valiant attempt at ending the navel-gazing I’m fighting this spring. I’m sorry the posts don’t really ask much of you; that feels a little selfish but I can’t fix it right now. Thank you […]

May 4, 2017