My daughter Brianna calls one day and asks, “Mom can you take Ilya?” A colossal of husky fur and attitude, I say no. But it’s not the dog; it’s just that I am whirling in my own grief over the … Continue reading
Standing at the kitchen sink, hands sponging soapy dinner dishes, I glimpsed a gaited movement in the glow of the street lamp. A cat is what I expected to see, but as my eyes focused on the critter I realized … Continue reading
There is pizza, and then there is wood-fired pizza. The difference is that when you eat dairy-free (like my son-in-law, Drew) or gluten-free (like my daughter, Allison) this is the kind of food for which they will disregard dietary restrictions … Continue reading
Getting up at 5 a.m. to walk dogs leads to capturing the Lupines in their best light. Some of the Lupines are from our back road and the field of Lupines is just north of Washburn.
On April 27, 2012 I arrived in Washburn, WI with all that remained of my worldly possessions in the back seats of my daughter’s and son-in-law’s newly purchased used Toyota RAV and a borrowed mini-van. My “Monday” possessions, the few … Continue reading