I’m beginning to realize something. Life everywhere exists in layers. Layers of rock and hardened lava beneath our feet. Layers of color in a dancing autumn leaf. Layers of fur […]
Each term in a mother’s growth is challenging and rewarding, beyond imagination. Her body changes. Her mind changes. Her heart triples in size.
As the Monterey pines towered above me and the Pacific Ocean lapped against the rocks hundreds of feet below, I penned these words. Nothing else comes close to describing the heartache of losing my twin brothers.
As an aspiring novelist, I devoted my Saturday to creating fictional scenes that celebrate the Northern Lights. I wrote most of the climax for my first book, and with each suspenseful word, I became more excited to embark on the journey to becoming a published author.
It’s late July, and we’re getting ready to move. My husband and I are looking to trade in our ornate apartment on the second floor of a huge suburban complex […]
“When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” — Kahlil Gibran I […]
In honor of Thomas and Lawrence Bunsey 1998 — 2011 For most people, today is just like any other Wednesday. But I’m not most people. At the drop of a […]
On a Sunday in January, the cold Minnesota morning greeted me with a welcome sight. The Sun had strolled about 20 degrees into the sky, and he had with him […]
“We do not escape into philosophy, psychology, and art— we go there to restore our shattered selves into whole ones.” — Anais Nin
The Japanese Lantern Lighting Festival is held every year at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory in Como Park. Pillars across the foot bridge. Stepping stones in the garden. Candles floating on […]