On My Mother’s Passing

My Mother passed away one year ago. I use the term “passed away” very purposefully since her death seemed almost anti-climactic. There was no shudder. No gasp. No dramatic oration, declaring her willingness to go into that goodnight. I saw her last breath and waited for the next which never came. It was 7:02pm and we watched her in disbelief. How could someone so loud and big spirited leave this reality so peacefully?

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Infinity Band

What do you get the man who has everything? After being married for 27 years, anniversaries tend to be relegated to dinner and maybe dessert. We are bad at celebrating milestones and, since our anniversary is the first week of January, we tend to forego gifts since we just had Christmas. This year, I broke with tradition and got him […]

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