Coping with the Pain of Loss

Looking Back I’ve attended two funerals this week, one day after another. I was not close to the women who died, but knew and loved their descendants well. At both funerals I was struck by […]

Going Home to Say Goodbye

As I write this, I am on my way home. Not home to where I live with my husband and children, but home to Kentucky where I spent a good part of my growing up. […]

Life Lessons from the Sea # 18: A tribute to Martin Eugene Myers

As some of you may know, my step-dad suffered a heart attack and passed away a week ago today. This is really the first chance I’ve had to do any writing (apart from his eulogy) […]