When will I see my children again? I miss them so. Not yet, says the pandemic. When will I travel home again? I want to see my siblings and reconnect with family. Not yet, says the pandemic. When can I go into public places without wearing a mask? It's uncomfortable and hard to breathe freely. Not … Continue reading Not Yet
Spending Thanksgiving apart, but still thankful
In the past, our family would gather at my sister Elizabeth's house in Chicagoland to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner together. They would cook a turkey with stuffing and other invited guests would bring a side dish, dessert or appetizer. It was always a great feast and very enjoyable to gather together and catch up on each … Continue reading Spending Thanksgiving apart, but still thankful
What Are You Focusing On?
During this difficult time of pandemic, it can sometimes be hard to feel much joy. We focus on how we can't see our children, parents, grandchildren, siblings or other relatives or friends and feel so sad. Because we need each other, this is especially hard for all of us. But as long as Covid-19 is … Continue reading What Are You Focusing On?
Missing Family, Missing Hope
"I left my heart in San Francisco. High on a hill, it calls to me. To be where little cable cars climb half way to the stars, the morning fog may chill the air. I don't care. My love waits there..."--Tony Bennett The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco I am so desperate to see … Continue reading Missing Family, Missing Hope