A Very Covid Christmas

  When the first known case of Covid-19 was diagnosed in the United States on January 20, 2020, it was hard to imagine the toll it would take on every aspect of our lives. While the medical community, and especially the infectious disease experts, tried to warn of the dangers that lay ahead if we […]

Once A Tomboy…

When I was growing up in the 60s, being called a tomboy was a bit of a pejorative, an indication to some that there was something not right about a girl who enjoyed activities (and clothing) that traditionally were considered to be better suited for boys. I liked building forts, riding bikes, playing endless games […]

Two Weeks Later -More Questions Than Answers

When last I sat down to write a new post on March 10th, I was wondering whether we should consider cancelling our planned trip to Boise to visit my brother and sister and their families with a side trip to California. At that time the coronavirus in China seemed to be stabilizing, but in Italy […]