Archive for November 2009

No matter your politics, these words resonate...

Tomorrow is Veterans Day. It is a chance to pause, and to pay tribute – for students to learn of the struggles that preceded them; for families to honor the service of parents and grandparents; for citizens to reflect upon the sacrifices that have been made in pursuit of a more perfect union. For history... Read more »


In the last week I have given a lot of thought to what our soldiers are asked to do. I have reflected upon how young many of these kids are, wondering if they can comprehend the danger that they will face.  I remember when my boys were in their teens; they were fearless. I think... Read more »

We have given our hearts away...a sordid boom

Even after watching a wall of news reports about the tragedy at Fort Hood, I know very little.  This is too big a jig saw puzzle to be fast-forced into comprehension.  More hours have not created more understanding; in fact, despite the gaping freedom of wall to wall coverage, we were not enlightened with accuracy... Read more »

Not much was happening....

I remember when I was young, and multitasking was second nature for me.  I could juggle babies, housekeeping, law school, a crazy husband and a whole house makeover with no difficulty.  There was a year when I had a child, managed two others, rehabbed a home to sell and move, moved, redecorated every inch, bought... Read more »