Monthly Archives: July 2013

Making the Moment

Some things just take the cake. Others make it taste really, really good. And no, I don’t mean the frosting. Ask the University of Minnesota. The folks up in the Land of 1,000 Lakes Plus The Start of One Honkin’ … Continue reading

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Putting the Pieces Together

Missy has a unique way of playing Concentration. To start with, her cards always stay face up. That in itself might not be unusual, given her disability. Simply locating and matching a pair of cards counts as a triumph, even … Continue reading

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Red Queen’s Race

It’s hard to think when she’s hurting. I look at those seven words. Then look at them again. They don’t seem to go far enough. And they seem to fit far too well. She’s been hurting a lot lately. This … Continue reading

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Triumphant Through Defeat

When you think about it, our country celebrates a pretty odd birthday. I’m not talking about the fireworks bursting in the sky while stomach linings are bursting on the ground. As Erma Bombeck once said, it’s a wonderful thing that … Continue reading

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