Reemerged

Reemerged

  I heard the song of the cicadas outside my window and remembered the day we left Paradou. Jean Pierre held one between his fingers and told us how they live underground for seven years before emerging to life in that area of France. That's how long it took me to write Conversations with Dad, [...]

Heading Home

Heading Home

Today is the first day of my vacation and although I still have a newsletter article to write, a strategic plan to update and a grant to review before I can sign off :/, I had to take some time to honor Dad's one year memorial.

The Wind’s Lament

Looking out over the water from the window this morning, you could tell the wind was strong by the movement of the waves. I had heard its unsettled lament throughout the night, as though it was echoing my restless thoughts as I laid there awake. Morning brought a serene blue sky, so rich in color [...]