An Intersection

Intersection:  a point at which two or more things intersect, especially roads. It feels like we have reached the Intersection. Testing and Consultations and Examinations and Conferences. The Story takes Time to Develop.  To Ebb and Flow. I want to read the last page of this Story.  Perhaps not surprising with a Story like This. But […]

Following the Light

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold:  when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” — Charles Dickens, Great Expectations Finally Scary February is behind Us. March has blown in. Watching the Light Swirl Around Us. Bringing Joy Each Day. Following […]

A Walled City to Stay

Forging Forward. All of the Scary Hospital Stuff will be Behind Us. Of this I Pray. And We Will have France in June.  🙂 A Family of 4 in France. VRBO makes it Easy to Find a Place to Stay. This will be our First Trip to France. Looking for Adventure in the Cities and […]

Doors and Windows

Back in the Fishbowl. Pain leads you here. Looking out of Windows. Waiting for All Clear. Lives on Hold Again. More Tests to be Done. Sleeping in Work Clothes. Early Rise to see the Sun. Doors here open with Security Tags. Young Patients ride quickly through. Parents hold Tight to Each Other. In a World they […]

An Office within An Office

In a Tall, Tall Building. On the Almost Top Floor. Is an Office within an Office with a Solid Wood Door. With Windows that Look out on a Mountain and a School. An Office where I Work and Try to Apply each Rule. A Lawyer by Day and Sometimes by Night. A Lawyer in an Office […]

Art for the Soul

A High School Art Project to be done in the Genre of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Words and Paint Graffiti Inspired.  Friend to Andy Warhol. The project was to create your own Jean-Michel Basquiat-inspired piece. She put Heart and Soul into her creation.  With her recent hospital stay as the inspiration. Used Pointe Shoes are the ‘Canvas”. Colors […]

DIY Faux Suede Sassy

Believe it or not, the skirt I wore from Work to the Hospital and Slept in All through the Night, I Threw Away. Hospital Germs Creep Me Out. And I didn’t want the Memories associated with the Skirt.  Gone.  Moved On. Silly.  I know.  I really liked the Skirt.  It was a Favorite in my […]

Stone Heart

Valentine’s Day. A Little Craft of Stone to Warm the Heart. First Find a Heart-Shaped Stone. I strolled down my driveway and founds lots of contenders.  I also had a stash from a trip to Moonstone Beach in Cambria, California. Pick Up Velvet Necklaces, Wire and Jewelry Tools at the Craft Store. 18 Gage Wire.  Sturdy yet […]

Finding Magic in the Dark

After the Nurses and Doctor Teams and Experts Step Away. Once the IVs, Scans and X-rays finish the Day. Just Before School and the World Enters the Fray. It’s Mom.  Just Mom.  To Forge the Way. Very Scary Flying Solo once the Support is Done. It’s Mom who brings the Child Back into the Sun. And […]

A World Unto Itself

The World of Hospitals. This Family has Never Experienced the World of Hospitals. Until Now. It is Quite Fascinating.  Such Protocol.  Unique Lingo.  Different Behaviors. And the 7:00 Hours.  Morning and Evening. At 7:00 the Entire Complex Begins to Move. Shifts Change.  Teams Morph One into the Next. Day to Night. Night to Day.  Over and […]