Puppies, anniversaries, and the thread of life | The Community
On June 5th, my daughter turned 10. At the end of July, we got a new puppy. And this past weekend marked the one year anniversary of my mother-in-law Helen’s death. These three milestones aren’t overtly related to one another, except in that they each remind me of the nature of time – the way it heals and blesses, the pace at which it moves, and its ultimate elusiveness.
When in Rome | The Community
“We went to McDonald’s for lunch today,” I overhead a tourist telling her friend on the bus in Rome. “Anything to break up the monotony of pasta and pizza,” she drawled. “I mean, if I see one more tomato or piece of mozzarella, I think I’ll die!”