Clothes Rapport

Clothes Rapport

I moved numerous times as a child and young adult. Not because my family was military or one step ahead of the law, but because in small-town-and-rural Indiana, that was how to excel. My dad was a school administrator and, to achieve a higher salary as his family...
A Cautionary TALE

A Cautionary TALE

 The good news is that my knees didn’t buckle, bend the wrong way, or creak during Thai travel. The bad news evoked more revery than a single sentence… Fragile, cautious, in jeopardy. Not feelings I’d ever experienced before. Never a victim of...
Curb Appeal

Curb Appeal

I was seated in the orthopedist’s waiting room the other day. Not for mends to my bones, but for a friend who’d survived a near fatal automobile accident…thankfully with only a crushed left heel. She is now a fervent believer in ‘Living Life as...
Dead ant, dead ant, dead ant, dead ant, dead ant

Dead ant, dead ant, dead ant, dead ant, dead ant

I wish the Pink Panther had come to mind, singing this jokular refrain. I wish his image had helped me laugh at the situation. But it didn’t. There was no joking this injustice away. I’ve long been admonished that life isn’t fair, but I want it to be...