Family Reunions

There is something wonderful about a family reunion. Surveying a crowd and recognizing my own gene pool both chastens and rejuvenates me.  It can be a bit off-putting and still carry a familiarity that is comforting. My next-oldest sister loved reunions. From the time we were young parents she tried to get the sisters together […]

Missing Her

Dear Children, How can we bear our sadness?  How can we ease the suffering of people we love? Your aunt and uncle are visiting. Your cousin is not. When we travel you rarely travel with us.  You are all adults.   It isn’t unusual for us to visit your aunts and uncles without taking you […]