On 38 years of engineering brilliance, and the finite life of a garage door opener.
So here’s what I’m thinking about today: garage door openers. Suddenly Continue reading
On wrestling with that ice-cold bucket of Plan B.
These last few months have been full of accepting unwanted realities, haven’t they? Actually, my last few years have been weighted pretty heavily with this, if I’m totally honest. Illness, challenges, pain, disappointments, shock, loss, grief, acceptance … I personally continue to trip my way through this muck of tangles on a daily basis.Continue reading
On wasted days and restless nights.
I wish I could tell you that last night wasn’t horrible. That the migraine that had already wasted most of my yesterday had not just continued to build as the day crept forward.Continue reading
On signs, symptoms, and pain control.
“Pain is what the patient says it is.” These words are first spoken to us very early Continue reading
When you recognize that family sitting on the couch.
I want you to know that I see you there. I may be in and out of the room Continue reading
On feeling what no one can see. Until someone does.
There it was again. That look. A person walking towards you innocently glances your way as they pass by. But then you see that very subtle little double-take, their eyes lingering on you just a bit too long to be natural. Or comfortable. Continue reading
On entertaining the troops and those miserable nurses in the waiting room.
After spending the last few years working in the hospital, I’ve come to realize just Continue reading
On something to ponder.
Don’t you think it would do humanity some good Continue reading
From me to that lady at Target.
For some reason, I haven’t told a single person about you. I’m sure it’s a little bit due to embarrassment on my part, Continue reading