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The autumnal equinox passed earlier this week and it is suddenly not summer anymore. It had been unseasonably hot until a few days ago it wasn’t, and now I wake up and think about wool socks instead of tank shirts … Continue reading
The weather in Chicago has been beautiful the last week – for a day or two I was lamenting that I had not packed more short sleeves, and the last several days have been cool and clear. Nothing lasts forever, … Continue reading
In the middle of things. Still. Always. I was tempted not to write a “year in review” this year, because it’s been challenging and many of the things that came up are as yet unresolved and uncertain. My car spent … Continue reading
I didn’t have the camera with me last week when we pulled out of the driveway of the convalescent facility where a family member has been recovering after surgery. Utility crews have been laying gas line in our area for … Continue reading
Sunday a week ago was clear and bright, a couple of inches of fresh snow on top of what the storm three days earlier had dropped. There is something special about driving through rural New England after a fresh snowfall. … Continue reading
For all the saints, who from their labors rest, Who Thee by faith before the worlds confessed, Thy name, Most Holy, be forever blessed: Alleluia! Alleluia! Yes, it’s a traditional hymn. Yes, we did change some of the words. Yes, … Continue reading