Noticing the beauty here today

Noticing the beauty here today

I sat on my front porch, watching the rain pelt the sidewalks, streets, and the lovely highbush cranberries in my front yard. They are one of my favorite plants in my yard, and not just because they provide a wall of privacy between me and the street. The skies were...

Women and men: equally different

When I was about 19, I remember a man who I was attracted to talking about another woman. David said, “Yeah, she sure knows how to make you feel like a man.” He said it to another man, and I overheard it. I was meant to overhear it; it was a message for me, an...
A garden, a surprise

A garden, a surprise

When I was a kid, one year my family had a garden plot in a community garden. I remember loading up into our big, brown, Buick station wagon. The five kids, the hoe, the rake, the shovel. I don’t know that I did much of the digging or hoeing or weeding, but I remember...

Technology post script

After writing the post this morning about television and other technology (see below), I went for a walk with my five-year-old daughter. We walked past a phone company. Outside, in front of the building, Molly puzzled at a piece of archaic technology standing at the...