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  • Remembering mom, two years on

    Two years ago, I lost my mom. In our family room hangs her oil painting of me in the redwoods when I was a child. On our kitchen drainboard sit the orchids I got after going to an orchid show with her and dad. Outside our kitchen window, the muted chimes resemble those in the…

  • I Miss You, Ken

    I Miss You, Ken

    This past weekend, I attended a “celebration of life” memorial for one of my best high school friends. Seeing the pictures and listening to his family reminisce made me sad I’d lost contact, but grateful we’d recently reconnected on Facebook. I have one story about Ken I must tell: Suzi and I wed 26 years…