Family Secrets

In an earlier post, I wrote about my father’s diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease. I had planned to write more about him and his life, but found it too painful at that time. This week, I have missed him even more than usual, and found myself wanting to write more. Sometimes I feel guilty writing about… Continue reading Family Secrets

Not In My Back Yard

We live on a private lake, in a neighborhood governed by a homeowners’ association. There are rules here, and the residents are expected to follow them. For the most part, it works pretty well. Once in awhile, we catch someone who doesn’t live here fishing, or using a dumpster to dispose of their trash. If… Continue reading Not In My Back Yard

It’s out of control

I spend a lot of energy being afraid. I have always been a “worrier”, indeed, as an adult anxiety is probably the emotion with which I am most familiar. My worries can range from the very unimportant (what should I prepare for our meal?) to fear over catastrophic events (what if my husband has a… Continue reading It’s out of control