For Words…..

It is a day to be thankful and I have much to be thankful for. My family, my friends, my Bugsy, my home, the woods, a paycheck. And lately I am truly thankful for words.  They have always meant a lot to me.  I am a reader.  As a child I would walk from my … More For Words…..

Ghosts

This spring two women that played an influential role in my life passed away.  One was my grandmother.  I hadn’t spoken to her in five years.  She left this world with very few people by her side.  I did not attend her funeral.  The other was my ex-husbands mother only a week later.  When my … More Ghosts

Last Paddle

You never think your last paddle will be your last paddle.  You watch the weather, pack your gear bag, sometimes even have the kayak loaded on the top of the car so you can put in somewhere on the way home from work in those last moments of warmish daylight.  Three weeks ago I was … More Last Paddle