Thinking of Amy

The death of Amy Winehouse touched me.  The recent autopsy details don’t make it easier. It isn’t just sensational news. It’s a sorrow that blurs the edges of every day in a  family touched by addiction.  Each newsworthy person…from Charlie Sheen to Lindsay Lohan to the well-known physician in your home town is someone’s aunt, […]

To Thine Own Self…

This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. Hamlet Act 1, scene 3 Dear Granddaughter, I have been thinking so much about our conversation on Sunday.  Trust is truly the foundation of all relationships. Rebuilding the […]

Rehab for One and All

I haven’t read the books yet, but I sense my discomfort with letting go. My certainties that I can help, that I know at least some of the answers, and that everyone and everything depends on me, are each a hindrance in our new situation.  We are breaking ground in new territory and it’s going […]