Magical May: Grief and Hope

Happy “Magical May”! This is my ongoing annual moniker for this month of historically sparkling, sultry days. In May it seems our world on the bay begins its annual blossoming

April 2022 Community Spirit

We usually don’t associate the month of April with the desert. In our bayfront climate, thoughts of arid wasteland… scorching heat, poisonous snakes, prickly cacti, a scarcity of water would

Living Layers

There are layers of life happening in any given moment. There are times when our work is enjoyable, relationships are in order but there is something that weighs heavily on

Just Hold the Baby

It is that time again! After Halloween, the holidays seem to approach like a freight train. We see them chugging toward us and sometimes it feels as if we are

Along Came a Spider

“Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet*, eating her curds and whey.  Along came a spider, who sat down beside her, and frightened Miss Muffet away.” Thank you, Miss Muffet’s