Suddenly, it’s September.

Suddenly it’s September. It’s still too hot to be outside for long and the days aren’t too short yet, though it’s darker and darker in the mornings as I drive to work. Labor Day weekend has passed, but there is still time to plan beach adventures and sunburn by the pool. Suddenly it’s September.It was … Continue reading Suddenly, it’s September.


Summer Birthdays

Birthdays aren’t only for the one being celebrated. Though birthdays normally involve toasts and cute cards with heartwarming notes, and fill the one celebrating with love and gratefulness…birthdays are also for their friends, for their family, for their loved ones and the ones celebrating them. I have several summer birthdays in my life – dear … Continue reading Summer Birthdays


There are those who inhabit the night and those who don’t. Some make their way home by midnight and curl up together within the lights and confines of a familiar, comfortable place. For others, midnight passes and they inhabit the wee hours of the morning – the hours when many places are closed and the … Continue reading Nightwalkers.

1000 Hours.

Today I reached 1,000 hours towards my AmeriCorps requirement of 1700 hours over the course of my term of service. According to the Corporation for National and Community Service’s website, "Since the program’s founding in 1994, more than 800,000 AmeriCorps members have contributed more than 1 billion hours in service across America." I have earned … Continue reading 1000 Hours.