All the World Wide Web’s A Stage

I was pumped to the max. An IV drew a heavy-duty dose of steroids from a plastic bag and into my veins so my brain [...]

An Incidental Finding?

That last semester at college seemed the longest one of all. Senioritis hit me just as hard as it hit all the eighteen to twenty-somethings [...]

Just One Word

On May 5, 2000, I fell down a flight of stairs and broke my neck. I wrote about that in my last post. Here is [...]

That Big Expanse of Sky Called Montana

Adventure had never been a part of my life. While some of my childhood friends had come home from trips to the World’s Fair or [...]

It Was A Dark And Stormy Night

What does a neglectful childhood in an alcoholic family, a stint in juvenile hall, The Beatles, gang-bangers and prostitutes, teen marriage and motherhood, the state [...]

The Cage Door Swings

With my husband gone, I had to think about options.  I had not been able to work in about twelve years.  What had started out [...]

Broken Pickers

Well folks, now you know the worst of it (see post ~ In the Well With Tolstoy).  Being a creative type, I sometimes imagine something [...]

In the Well with Tolstoy

My brother’s suicide left me feeling as if I had been pushed over an emotional cliff, arms flailing as my body hit the jagged edges [...]

Dazed and Confused

When I was fifteen I had a couple of experiences that would shape my expectations of how God works in the lives of those who [...]

His Eye is on the Sparrow

I had been pacing around the apartment for days.  Once again I walked to the window and peered through the glass, hoping I would see [...]