READING BETWEEN THE PINES

If life's about the journey, does it matter how many bathroom breaks you take along the way?

As much as I appreciate the blog awards I’ve been given, I’ve been remiss in responding in part because they each have a specific set of instructions, that when combined, are completely overwhelming. I don’t think anyone really cares to read random facts about me (O.K., my fourth toe is actually shorter than my fifth …

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Everyone loves a Cinderella story unless you’re the older, more experienced stepsister who, even though you’ve been around the block one too many times, are a little passive-aggressive and decidedly OCD, is used to getting your way. Like you, I prefer to take the underdog’s side in just about everything in life. Except college basketball. …

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Sifting through almost ninety years of my grandfather-in-law’s stuff just sucks.  On multiple levels.  In an effort to weave a path through lives still in motion, things become pretty cut-and-dry, and more quickly than I’d like to admit, a keep pile, sell pile, and trash pile form.  Multiple mounds ebb and flow seamlessly, in constant …

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