Easy peasy

Easy peasy

We drove to Madison last week to get tested for COVID-19 and I am very pleased to report that the whole experience went very smoothly and we all, thankfully, tested negative. I write this to assure those of you who have not been tested yet and may have to be in the future, that you [...]

Jaden’s smile

Jaden’s smile

If you want to measure the impact of one radiant smile, consider the story of Jaden Ann Scrivener. A 16-year old so brightly lit from within that she lifted the mood of entire classrooms just by walking into them, Jaden died in a car accident on the last day of June this year. Three days [...]

Au tres bon pain

Au tres bon pain

Does anyone else remember how good the Grand Avenue Mall used to smell back in the ‘80s when it was fresh and new and the perfect place through which a poor college student could follow her nose? I do. I remember exactly how good Au Bon Pain smelled back in the 80s because my whole [...]

Hindsight is 20/20

Hindsight is 20/20

Hindsight is 20/20, especially this year. With seven months under our belts, though, I think it's worth a peek back so we can start to move forward. For instance, I believe the year might have unfolded in a far less challenging way if we could have begun with one global statement of introspection and another [...]