Time out

I’m taking a much needed time out for the next ten days, so won’t be posting until July 30th again. I’m going to settle in to the state of mind at the bottom of my Apple Watch: NO MORE EVENTS. I’m going to hang with my family, indulge in...

Me and my uke

My new friend, the ukulele (July 2021) Funny how doing something new can give you an enlarged perspective. Last week, I was the lucky recipient of a new ukulele (on loan) from my colleague, Deanna Yerichuk, coordinator of the undergraduate concentration in Community...

Giving and receiving

My apple tree, the “Old Girl”, having received a perfect pruning (thanks, C!) weeks before, gives leaf and blossom (April 2021) This week I’ve been spending time pondering giving and receiving. Singing is the ultimate generous act. We give of our...

To every thing, there is a season

Dreams of June (taken June 2020) One of my friends loves to quote that passage from Ecclesiastes, and it feels appropriate right now. The season is spring–that beautiful time when life begins to burst forth again (less fun for the pollen sufferers, of which I am...