Grieving Around the Holidays

Grieving Around the Holidays

Grieving around the holidays is the norm for many, but it’s not just humans who grieve. Jodi Picoult’s “Leaving Time” is one of my favorite books. It’s about a mother-daughter relationship where the mother is an elephant researcher. Already being a huge fan of...

The Up Side of Being Sick

Or What Is Secondary Gain?Monday night my throat closed up as if someone were very deliberately trying to choke me. My temperature spiked up to 102º. For two days I was pretty miserable. Today the choke hold loosened a bit and so far no fever. Probably because...