It was a crisp afternoon on a February day in the South. I was going to meet my friend, Jodie, at the home of a man with who she had recently reconnected. Craig and his wife, Katie, had been one of two couples that had impacted she and her husband’s early married life with wisdom […]

Doctor Diaries, Legacy

September 7, 2021

A Back Porch Legacy

There used to be a game show called Who Wants to be a Millionaire. I don’t know, perhaps it is still on. I don’t watch a lot of tv anymore other than the streaming channels with their endless choices of entertainment. My husband and I settle down for “our show” of the moment and escapism at its […]

From the Heart

September 12, 2020

Phone a Friend

She was beautiful in this moment. Though I only heard silence and the occasional voice from beyond the camera lens. She was dancing. A slender girl with limbs moving to an unheard rhythm. I could imagine the music by the emotions that emanated from her. She was a girl dancing alone with pure joy. This […]

From the Heart

August 22, 2020

Dances With Joy

I live in motion. Sometimes I wake up and my heart is beating so fast that it’s as though I have been running in my dreams. I often do. Throughout my day there are many times that I find myself literally running (well now it’s fast wobbling with knees worn by time and abuse). I […]

From the Heart

August 1, 2020

The Scientific God

I am an Observer. I like to watch the nuances of activity around me. Sometimes it is the relationship between strangers as they go about their moments. Sometimes I imagine how this young couple met, or the story behind an elderly couple holding hands as they meander in the grocery store aisle. Sometimes I catch […]

From the Heart

July 26, 2020

Three Small Words

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