Category Archive: family

St. Francis and Zach

This is a reflective time of the year, when loved ones who aren’t around anymore are especially missed. In January 1997, my cousin Zach took his life on the day after his 18th… Continue reading

being thankful (not talking turkey, for once): one year later

Dearest Readers, One of my first blog posts (about Thanksgiving) is below. It’s been a little over a year since my friend Laurie McLachlan suggested I give blogging a try. I’d done feature… Continue reading