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Boston’s darkest day: a thousand points of light

April 16, 2013

During the endless looping of limited video during yesterday’s Boston Marathon tragedy, I first fixated on the 78 year-old runner who dropped to his knees at the moment of the explosion. Hours later I was relieved to know he was OK. In the dozen or so times I saw his inevitable crumble, he had become […]

Core, courage, heart

February 12, 2013

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’re revisiting posts about heart for Time Warp Tuesday, the monthly blog hop offered by Kathy at Bereaved and Blessed. Kathy says this month that: “Heart” can mean so many things. It’s at the core (from the Latin for heart) of our physical being. It’s the seat of courage […]

Perfect Moment Monday: Love your interruptions

January 27, 2013

“Mommy, would you cuddle with me?” My 9 year-old son, Reed, still asks me that at bedtime. It’s at the part of the day when I just want to open up my computer and finish that post, respond to that email, look up that fact I was wondering about earlier. In other words, I’m ready […]

Do something

December 16, 2012

Isn’t that what we all want right now, to DO something, something that will soothe the Sandy Hook community, something that will prevent future tragedy, something that will make us and others feel better, safer? We’ve seen horrors like Newtown’s play out, all too often, and we can predict how things will go for the […]