The words above are quoted directly from the book, We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury. The mask. The curbside pick up. Eating outside, with heaters, in January, in the Midwest. Or not eating out at all. We are all so tired. We’re all damn tired. We are afraid. We’ve … Continue reading We Can’t Go Over It, We Can’t Go Under It, We Have to Go Through It-How a Bear Hunt Teaches Us How to Get Through The Pandemic.
What's the alternative? My Dad said this all the time. What's the alternative? We've all been living with an undercurrent of tension, fear and uncertainty during the past eight months. Maybe longer. Who knows? But this undercurrent, this live wire has been holding steady during the pandemic, the protests and the politics. Some days the … Continue reading What’s the Alternative
The cottonwood flying gently across my green and lush backyard brings the anniversary of your death front and center. Two years since you left this earth. Two years of missed dinners and kitchen dances and Boy's baseball games. Two years of not hearing you nag me or tell me how much you love me. Two … Continue reading Dear Mom,