I have led a lucky life. I nearly died as a child, but I survived. I have a loving family who helped me become a resilient adult. Because of my experiences, I have a finely honed sense of how tenuous and temporary our life here is on earth, so I try to remember to makeContinue reading “Terror”
We were walking on the roof of the world.
A trip to the mountains is a good reminder of the things that matter.
Even at 7 a.m., it’s hot in Florida on the second of July. The rising sun cuts out patterns of dark on light through the trees. An occasional mushroom, bright white, pushes through the mud-brown leaf litter. The color green bathes the trees. An insect shouts a high-pitched, undulating hum. Birds chatter and sing, someContinue reading “The Hike”
I realized that if I took life one lamppost at a time, or one moment at a time, I might just be able to make it through anything.