June 30, 2021 My mind inevitably goes blank when someone asks me what I did yesterday (or over the weekend, or on Tuesday — wait, isn’t today Tuesday?!). Lately, though, that response has been close to the truth of what I’ve been doing: nothing. At least, nothing that strikes me as worth talking about. Don’tContinue reading “Something Happens”
June 17, 2021 Being a creative type, I spend a lot of time thinking about the next project I’d like to spend a lot of time thinking about. I was doing this recently when my thoughts turned to Dad’s musical. It’s not quite correct to refer to “Caffeine Dreams” this way. My father had atContinue reading “Father’s Day”
June 9, 2021 Last week, I attended the practice run of a webinar hosted by a group I volunteer with. I was invited because I didn’t know anything, which in this case isn’t an insult: my professional expertise is in translating scientific stories for a lay audience. For reasons I won’t go into, I hadContinue reading “Connection”
June 2, 2021 I just made a short visit to a place three degrees of latitude farther north. That’s not much for seasoned travelers, but it served to remind me that my home is only halfway to the equator. The farther north you go, the more the spring season is compressed into a few fleetingContinue reading “Seeing Double”
June 28, 2020 June has flown by, folks. Watch this space for a writing-related announcement early next week.
June 9, 2020 Despite constant reminders that all is decidedly not well in our world, life in my town appears to be returning to normal. The businesses on our main street have been open ever since the demise of Safer-at-Home. Kids are back on the playground; locals and visitors alike are back in our barsContinue reading “Another Summer”
June 3, 2020 My cousin shared a post from my late father’s blog this morning after it popped up in her Facebook “memories”. Revisiting the blog myself, I found this post that Dad wrote in 2018 shortly after our Father’s Day trip to downtown Madison. I’m sharing it with you now for countless reasons. IfContinue reading “From the Archives: “The Naked Truth About Humanity””