So Many Streets, So Many Connections

I have lost friends, some by death... others by sheer inability to cross the street.  ― Virginia Woolf I just finished reading an essay, "Girlfriends," in Anna Quindlen's Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake. In her memoir Quindlen passes along Virginia Woolf's wise words, above. Those words struck me hard. For, you see, I am at … Continue reading So Many Streets, So Many Connections

It’s a Wonder-filled World

My third-born son and his daughter are off on an adventure this week. They are in New  York City to celebrate her thirteenth birthday. He decided a couple of years ago, when his oldest turned thirteen, that he would take each child (there are four of them) on an "adventure of choice" for that special … Continue reading It’s a Wonder-filled World

Monday Discovery: Esther Bradley-DeTally

Today's Monday Discovery guest writer is Esther Bradley-DeTally, a dynamo-lady who hails from Pasadena, California. Visit her at Sorrygnat, World Citizen. Thanks, Esther, for sharing this excerpt from You Carry the Heavy Stuff. The best way to describe Esther is to let her do it in her own words: Esther Bradley-DeTally is a writing teacher, creative … Continue reading Monday Discovery: Esther Bradley-DeTally