Monthly Archives: December 2012

Wish Upon a New Year’s Star

“Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition.” James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room I have a simple hope for the New Year.  I wish that all who seek it find the comfort of home.  May those without homes … Continue reading

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Moveable Feast: An Occasional Series About Books – 1st Installment

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I like to think of books as a moveable feast, the finest ones residing with and sustaining us our whole lives.  For every memorable time in my life there is an equally memorable book, a book that spoke to me … Continue reading

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Milk of Human Kindness

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I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels. – … Continue reading

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On Being Human & Being a Mad Monster Mommy

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“Mothers are all slightly insane.”  J.D. Salinger “So how on earth can I bring a child into the world, knowing that such sorrow lies ahead, that it is such a large part of what it means to be human?  I’m … Continue reading

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