Getting some perspective

For many of us, at any given time, it is true that "it could be worse." I have never found that phrase helpful, and usually it makes me furious. But it's true, most of the time. A while back, I was on top of the world. My future was shiny, blinding almost, unbelievably bright. Strangers …

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Saying goodbye and moving on

It appears the lady beetles have moved on to the next plane. Or is it plain? We are, after all, in North Dakota. I haven't seen them for weeks. They last appeared in the kitchen and the bathroom. One had landed high on the wall above the light fixture over the bathroom sink. I imagine …

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