Tag Archives: motherhood

Pan, who and what art thou?

“Pan, who and what art thou?”, Hook cried huskily. “I am youth, I am joy. I’m a little bird that has broken out of the egg.” I can see her so clearly. She’s sitting on the rug next to me, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Cream of Asparagus Soup

You know you’ve hit bottom, when you’re caring for an ill husband, it’s dinner time, and all you have is a can of cream of asparagus soup. This can’t be good. But this is where 60-somethings shine! I am going … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sisters

Becoming 60-something brought loss with it. I lost my father four years ago and I lost my sister five months ago. I lost my mom when I was 30-something. So now, all my┬ábiological family, other than my own children, are … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Angel Caps

I grew up in Mill Valley, up on a hill that overlooked the whole town. There were only three houses there at the time. Mom used to call us home with a cow bell — we had free run of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sticky Buns

I got up at o-dark-thirty to drive my good friend to the cancer center for her infusion. She has a rare form of cancer and has to have infusions for three days; then a couple weeks off. The infusions last … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Daughters

Daughters are actually mothers. They just don’t know it yet. They become their mother’s mother in the sweetest, gentlest way, and right on time, if you are one of the lucky ones. And I am.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments