WHY DEL MAR


I am a diarist. I record life around me so I can understand, as if by understanding I will find peace. Recording the exaggerated emotion and incidents of life began as a young girl when my mother gave me a diary.  A good storyteller has to live life differently than the rest of us; otherwise, […]

AFTER MY FATHER DIED.. I DROVE TO DEL MAR, CA


Image via Wikipedia Dreams we all have; comfort, love, and health, peak through the brown stalked winter trees, through the blinding white cloud cover pushing through icy winds, and snow storms that settle on the lonely sidewalk, and rise to my drape-less window. On such a Saturday, I am slacking on the downstairs sofa with […]

LISTEN TO WAITING


The throw of the dice this week lands on adventures in waiting.  As children our waiting depends on how long it takes Mom and Dad to finish what they’re doing and pay attention to our needs.  It takes hold of us, like a fever, and we resort to nudging them, whining, even sobbing, if we […]