The naked tree

In my last blog entry I posted a lot of pictures of "Michaela's tree," with years and years of ribbons hanging from it. Then later that day I got this text message from a friend of Michaela's. I was shocked to see this tree standing there with every trace of all the love we had... Continue Reading →

November 18th

November 18th, 29 years ago, an eternity and yet a brief moment, marks the last happy, innocent day I spent with you, Michaela. What did we do that day? How could my memory of the day after be so sharp, but that last happy day be washed away? It was the last day of school... Continue Reading →

It’s November once again.

Happy November 1st everybody. As months go, November could actually be one of my favorites, as the weather (finally) chills into autumn, a time for snuggling under blankets, warm drinks, soups and stews simmering on the stove. I love Thanksgiving. I have memories of watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV as a child,... Continue Reading →

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