Tag Archives: Family

Anniversary

Anniversaries are an odd thing. They remind us to remember something or someone. Sometimes it is something good: a wedding, a birth, a day we fell in love. Other times they are a reminder of a tragic event: a death, … Continue reading

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Eric

The sun streams through the window, and I stir from a dark, dreamless sleep. I feel the warmth of my dogs by my side, hear the low whistle of the distant train. For a small moment, the day feels normal; … Continue reading

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Random Moments of Joy

Today is my birthday.  Sometimes that means it’s a happy day, other times it’s a little sad.  But today, a fairly normal day where I’ll do some homework, teach a yoga class, hang out with my daughter, I feel connected … Continue reading

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Ode to an Old Friend

He is following me around the house like a lumbering, elderly wolf.  It is as if he knows.  The last time we did this was a year and a half ago, but perhaps he remembers.  Back then, he could still … Continue reading

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Finding Peace at Christmas Time

‘Tis the season to think back on the closing year; to reflect on the things that happened, the people who touched our lives, and to begin to plan for the upcoming year. As John Lennon sang, “And so this is … Continue reading

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Where Were You When the World Changed? Learning the Lesson of September 11th

September 11, 2011 I remember exactly how I found out about the World Trade Center tragedy. I was walking my dog, Louix, as I often did in the morning, before I had to take the kids to school. It was … Continue reading

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