We are in the third month of the Covid-19 pandemic. I can recall moments of recent history that felt like I was living someone else’s life. I don’t like that feeling-I like my life, I have little interest in the Covid-19 lifestyle. However, that is what we are all living. I needed a break this … Continue reading The Restorative Powers of a Trip to Viking
I like to pump my arms when I am happy, it’s a natural reaction. Last Friday, I was pumping-a lot. A few weeks ago, I wrote that Telly had left us. Telly is a stray cat who sheltered at our place this winter, then left this spring. Lisa and I were both disappointed when Telly … Continue reading Getting back what we never had
Losing what we never had...
It would be almost impossible to have a conversation without talking about coronavirus and the disease it can cause, COVID-19. Considering how careful we are of each other, it’s almost impossible to have a conversation. I am glad we are careful; it is an effort worth making to protect ourselves. I am sure you already … Continue reading My Perspective on COVID-19
Lisa and I have cared for several stray cats in our time. Two of them even became great house cats. Most of these strays never became any more than just strangers we fed. Last fall we made an offer of friendship to a handsome little tom cat we named Telly. When it comes to stray … Continue reading Losing what we never had
Civility on the Internet
I always assumed I enjoy stories of recovery because I like redemption and restoration. Part of my enjoyment may include these elements but I think an even bigger portion of my joy comes from how one individual leans on another, yet both of them come away stronger. Their strength is greater than the sum of … Continue reading Filling Gaps