Monthly Archives: April 2016

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    Abandonment?

    Posted on April 30, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    I got to thinking about abandonment. Maybe this is a dramatic term for what has happened to me. But maybe it isn’t, after all, it’s how I feel. And should I deny my feelings? My publisher announced on Friday that it would close its figurative doors. They plan to remove all of our books from […]

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    Overheard in Los Angeles…

    Posted on April 18, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    I got to thinking about eavesdropping. Well, you could call it listening, too. Maybe you could even call it people-watching, observing those around you. I recently overheard this on my commute in Los Angeles: “I learned that you can’t be a mirror to those people if you want to see your reflection.” I really liked […]

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    Loss and Grief and Everything in Between

    Posted on April 5, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    I got to thinking about loss. I lost my Opa (Dutch for grandfather) just two weeks ago. He had been in and out of the hospital for two months for minor things. Those minor things were apparently not so minor. But now in the aftermath, I am heartbroken. I did get to say goodbye, but […]

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