Monthly Archives: September 2020


Evidence of grief and loss is all around right now:  on the news, in the streets, even in the air millions of us in the Western U.S. are breathing.  In my Northern California yard, I wipe ashes off the top … Continue reading

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From the Archive: “Does this smell bad?” “No, Mom.” “What about this?” “No, Mom.” “Or this?” “Mom, I feel like I’m living with Helen Keller.” Eight years ago I lost my sense of smell. I had had a very bad … Continue reading

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