Circling the wagon with a broken spoke

When our beloved sister Sissy passed, on an early November evening, the telephone tree lit up with disbelief. Yes, we knew she had cancer and had recently enlisted the services of hospice, but we had made plans to go and visit and help in any way she would wish. I was planning on heading out […]

The Next Generation

You may think that we were and always will be a totally dysfunctional family–incapable of forging any loving bonds within the family, having “normal” family gatherings, or otherwise enjoying each others’ company. Based on some of the things we have talked about, that would be a logical assumption. And while at times there have been […]