Still My Mother’s Daughter

  “What was once enjoyed and deeply loved, we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.”  —Helen Keller These days I find myself adjusting to a another new normal. With the Coronavirus ever-present, imagining a Covid-free society feels like fleeting hope. The debilitating effects of this pandemic remain mind-boggling. […]

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Awaiting The Final Scene

  Today makes three weeks since I saw Mom. I try to fill my mind and my day with positive thoughts and busywork. The memory of Mom’s smile, her touch, her presence, especially her presence, interrupts. Who knows how long our nation will be under quarantine? Who knows how long my mother’s mind will remain […]

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