What I Really Want for My Birthday

What I Really Want for My Birthday

My birthday is coming up and it’s a “big” one. I’m turning 60.   My younger friends ask how I feel about that. Since I love my birthday, I’m happy. I’ll be in Wellfleet where I’ve spent almost all of my “big” birthdays – 5, 10, 18, 21, 30, 40, 50 and now 60....
It’s Graduation Season—1 Thing to Do Now

It’s Graduation Season—1 Thing to Do Now

One year ago, I was on a plane traveling to see my middle child, Anne, graduate from college. She chose to attend school in northern Maine, so I had a long plane ride from San Francisco to contemplate her journey and what I wanted to say to her. Anne was not my first...