Double Double

Midweek I arrived at my destination early and decided to seize a quiet spot to review my binder full of notes.  In the midst of minding my own business, a woman I don’t know approached me to tell me how much I look like the head football coach for Penn State.  With my vast array…

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Still Standing

My new writer/blog cards are ready for press.  I came up with the new tag line wit in writing,  and I thought I was such a clever girl for concocting it.  Two ‘w’s’ in three words!  Give that woman a Rhodes Scholarship! But there is no witty way to write the news.  On June 14,…

Footnotes

A few weeks ago during Sunday service the young girl in front of me was casually surfing the internet for new shoes via her iPad.  The Gestapo mom in me wanted to lean over, shut the laptop and say, “Don’t disrespect our pastor by shopping.  Give your feet a rest for a few hours.” I…

Words With Friends

Dear Megan, You’ve been gone four years.   I don’t miss the loneliness and isolation that accompanied your terminal illness, but I do miss your words, “Talk to me, Momoushka.” On this anniversary of your death, here’s the Chat Soup that you love. I have a “Words With Friends” boyfriend.  Maybe you don’t know about Words…

Project 23 – Tune In To Humanity

When asked the date of my daughter’s death, my response used to be “Easter Sunday, 2008.”  With the Christian calendar rotating every year, Easter Sunday can fall anywhere from mid-March to April.  The day she died was significant to me because my girl loves Easter.  Yes, Megan is a Christian, but loves the Easter Bunny,…