More Than Words

November 10, 2021

“On behalf of the President of the United States, the United States Navy and a grateful Nation, please accept this flag as a symbol of our appreciation for your loved one’s honorable and faithful service.” I first heard those words in December 1973 at my father’s funeral. At that point in my life, my funeral […]

9/11 from A to Z

September 10, 2021

I wish I had more self discipline as a writer. I wish I was that person who set boundaries and gave herself permission to write even when the other parts of her life needed attention. That person who could step over laundry to be washed, bypass dishes in the sink, ignore the weeds in the […]