No Matter How Dark the Night

Thursday, December 3. My grandmother would’ve turned 99 that day. She’s been gone for 10 years now. How would she have reacted if she were alive to read the headlines that morning?   14 killed in California mass shooting; 2 suspects dead in shootout Baltimore on edge as Freddie Gray police trials begin Planned Parenthood…

Writing 101: Join Me For a Virtual Coffee Date?

Today’s Writing 101 assignment asked me to write an update post in the form of a “virtual coffee date,” you know, like catching up with a friend over a hot drink. Join me for a cuppa?   If we were having coffee right now, I’d be asking questions more than I’d be answering yours. But I…