Category Archives: generations

links between generations of people, lineage, we are the ancestors of the future, keeping these connections fresh

Taking a Break

Ten years ago, Emma Restall Orr wrote a very readable book called: Ritual – A Guide to Life, Love and Inspiration.  “ Ritual is the fine art of taking a break,” she says on page 4. My family and I … Continue reading

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Royal Trickery

    5:30 AM and I wake to titles for posts swirling around my brain. Royal Trickery grabs me by the eyeballs and won’t let my lids close back over them. I wonder about that word, “royal.” It suggests power … Continue reading

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Beyond Garlic

A stainless steel bowl teeters on my lap. One lip of the bowl balances against the dining room table and the other presses into my plumpish belly. The bowl slowly fills with dry papery skins and stiff, curly threads. What … Continue reading

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Building Curiosity

As I prepare this note, I’m sitting at my keyboard at my desk in my living room at home…How wyrd and wonderful that I’m imagining myself three days ahead when I’ll be barreling down the highway headed back home…that’s the … Continue reading

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Vagaries of this Morning

Two mornings a week I care for my almost two year old grandson. After twenty-eight years of living far away from most of my kids, this is a novel and rare privilege. It’s important for me to arrive on time, … Continue reading

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