The 2021 Valentine’s Tree

Happy stupid love day, ya’ll! While we’ve endured pandemic birthdays and quarantine Christmas, this socially distanced Valentine’s is hitting me kind of hard. Not because I’m especially big on this Hallmark holiday, although I do love romance, don’t get me wrong. I think it’s because we’re approaching the anniversary of …

Walter and Clyde

21 Goals for 2021

When I wrote my “20 Goals for 2020” last New Year’s day, I had no idea how prescient some of my plans …

Saying goodbye to my Big Lug

When I was little, we had the amazing fortune to live next door to my mom’s parents for many years. Missing an …