Life as a Miracle: Five Guys

Life as a Miracle: Five Guys

Last year, we call can agree, was the pits. We all suffer, as this new year begins, from PTSD, previously the domain of warriors returning from battles in Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Iraq. I have a unique variant of PTSD, one that I wouldn’t wish on anyone. For...
A walk in the park plot twist

A walk in the park plot twist

Life is not a simple walk in the park, is it? There’s all those people and opinions plotting the demise of happiness from the vagary of their human nature. While “a walk in the park” is an idiom, people can just be idiots. As you know from my tag...
Have and Have Not

Have and Have Not

A few weeks ago I discovered an unwanted nuance of “have” and “have not”: medical insurance benefits. While I have benefits and can instantly make a doctor appointment to seek assurance for any concern, my Sista Suzi can not. Well, could not...
Patients’ Service

Patients’ Service

My husband and I have had reason to seek medical attention lately. While the good news is that we are alive and largely healthy (more about that later), the bad news is that our bodies are wearing out. We are using every inch, sense, and limb in our quest to fulfill...