Complete the circles of your life

As it turns out, you can go home again. And tomorrow I will, reading from Life is a Verb at the church in which I grew up, as a benefit for the Hospice group that helped so much when my stepfather was dying the death that led me to write 37days in the first place....

Help the man up off the floor

Things fall apart. The centre cannot hold. -William Butler Yeats Dear lord. We have lost our minds. We have so disengaged from our lives that things have taken precedence over people. Amy Guth pointed me to this story from this morning's New York Daily News: A...

I love you ol of the time

Two years ago on this very day, I wrote a paean to cranberry sauce and to a deep  thankfulness that echoes my sentiments today. Add two years of living, much more to be grateful for, and a continued addiction to that jellied cranberry sauce that has can ridges...

Thanksgiving generosity finds a kidney

Thanks to the word spreading on blogs, on Twitter, on Facebook, and in many other ways, young 15-year-old Marielle will receive a new kidney. My thanks for all of you who offered to help by being tested to see if you were a match. Thank you for saving her life and for...