Hope Rose

Late in Lent I planted roses. Back in the dead of winter, when I was curled up on the sofa under a plaid wool blanket with a fire in the fireplace and the most beautiful flower catalog in the world on my lap, visions of floral loveliness danced before my eyes, and it...

Welcome!

You must imagine you are standing on a door stoop. My door stoop. The door is open, and I am welcoming you with a wide, warm smile, inviting you, “Come in, come in,” and ushering you into the library where a pot of tea awaits your arrival. Beside the...

The Tranq Gun

I had a sinus infection last week. The mother of all snot slugs was living inside my head midway between my nose and my right ear, and she was having babies as fast as she possibly could. I could feel them pressing on my teeth, jaw, ear, and temple. Sometimes I still...

And we’re live…

So, we sort of unintentionally launched my new website tonight. Oops. But hey, whatever it takes to get reluctant me blogging, right? Starting on Wednesday–as in, Ash Wednesday (February 25)–I’ll be posting weekly reflections on based on the Revised...

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