Nirvana

Nirvana

What do you consider as peak achievement, a moment of zen? I’ve had many in my career as an SLP, many in my careers as loving wife, daughter, and friend. You’ve read some of them here. My life as a Miracle. Now I’ll share a moment of writer zen, my...
Arrant: a rant

Arrant: a rant

arrant MEANING: adjective: Complete; thorough. Here’s a word that has had both its spelling and meaning bent out of shape from use. It’s a variant of errant (wandering). Earlier the word was used in the sense of wandering or vagrant, for example, an arrant...
Living Life as a Miracle: Thank You Sign

Living Life as a Miracle: Thank You Sign

Six years ago, on this day, my father died, living 21 months past my mother, his dear wife/supporter/nurturer/friend. The ensuing family angst and drama sent me into tailspin. I’d lost my parents and hopes for family, left with only squabbley siblings. When my...