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  • a small miracle

    January 1, 2021

    I’m still addressing Christmas cards, two packages for friends are rattling around the back of my car, I sent all the gifts for my…

  • giving thanks

    December 9, 2020

    It was a quieter Thanksgiving. Simply everyone who lives at home (and Madi of course).

    Exercising Covid caution, Ben and Sammie and Fritzie made…

  • the long road to Berlin

    December 6, 2020

    “Hi Mom,” I could hear Gabe’s excitement crackling over the phone line. “Whatcha doing? Want to get Dad on the phone?”

    Just a week earlier,…

  • gracious

    November 22, 2020

    We arrived at exactly the wrong time.

    Dressed in t-shirts and sweats, Erik carried the faded grocery store flowers, I clutched a card and…