California Poppies

When my mom was sick–several years in–she went outside one afternoon in the summer and saw that poppies had grown spontaneously in our side-yard. They…

Stream of Consciousnesses

Stream of consciousness as we drive: I’m listening to the Brahms violin concerto. It’s… I haven’t decided yet. I’d never heard it before this week.…

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I’m reading about habits. It’s something I do–read about habits and schedules and stuff. I do it when it’s time to re-engage with life. I’m…

You want vicissitudes?

I’ll give you some vicissitudes. (Alternative title: Another Really Horrible Thing That Happened to my Family) Life is… terrible. Have you noticed? It is also…

She’s Gone.

She’s gone. After more than 10 long years of suffering, and 12 days of being largely unconscious and not taking food or water, my sweet…

Lamb of God

I’m doing something very new to me. This Sunday, and the Sunday after, I’m singing a solo in an oratorio called “Lamb of God.” I’m…

Birthday

This is another sad post about my mom. Today’s her birthday. BTW, I have another post I’m working on about my trip to Rexburg, which…

Happy Easter!!

There are 30 minutes left of Easter, and I’ve been wanting to write this post all day. So, I’m gonna. It’s been such a great…