MPHS is MY School

This is not a story I ever thought I would have to write. One week ago, on Friday, October 24,2014, a fourteen year old boy asked his two male cousins and three female friends to meet him at a table in the Marysville Pilchuck High School cafeteria at lunch. He walked up to them, pointed a … Continue reading MPHS is MY School

“Do you think things happen for a reason? Or are we just creatures, vulnerable to the world?”

(This post is a copy of a correspondence between a  friend and I about living with long-term illness/pain) “Do you think things happen for a reason? Or are we just creatures, vulnerable to the world?”    Dear Friend, I have been thinking deeply about this question you sent me. I know you didn’t mean for … Continue reading “Do you think things happen for a reason? Or are we just creatures, vulnerable to the world?”

Namaste Revisited

I forget I have only one boob.  At least once every day - even though it has been years since it was carved off to save my life - I forget and have to go through the mental rearrangement to accept the unacceptable. Like popping a lemon drop candy in your mouth only to find … Continue reading Namaste Revisited