Category Archives: Friendship

The annoying, self-defeating habit of the turtle-shell retreat.

I love parties. I love to cook good food for friends. I love it when they cook for me. I love circles of cross-legged, relaxed grown ups sitting with half-empty wine glasses and laughing while they share stories. All of … Continue reading

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Grandma quietly passed this afternoon.

Memory Eternal, Florence Sandstrom, who mercifully slipped from this world today with family at her side. From Michigan to Florida, I felt her passing before they told me; her life force was the strongest I’ve ever known. I cried until … Continue reading

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