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Don’t Poke the Bear

“Hey, don’t poke the bear, buddy.” We know what happens, the bear fights back. Not a good place for humans to be. Discussing my elderly Dads progress with his therapist, I asked if she’d heard from his health insurance provider as to continued coverage. “Not yet” she replied. Simultaneously we […]

A Gummer & Plumber

This is a tale of two men, one a toothless sludge remover, the other a jack of all trades. Both men shared the counter of a neighborhood diner. The place didn’t matter. The scene plays out everywhere. The robust coffee, home cooking and cheap prices drew them in daily. Maybe […]

Boomer Letter to 80 Million Millennials

Our three adult children were born between 1975 and 1979, respectively, placing them in the millennial generation. My Boomer husband and I carry them in our hearts constantly, as do all parents of every generation. But as I survey the world we live in with all its troubles, escalating violence […]