Thank you for hanging around and waiting for me. I’ve been away so long and so much has happened! I hardly know where to start.
But before we begin, a short quiz. Multiple choice.
When life gives you lemons you:
- a. make lemonade, for the family reunion, perhaps.
- b. make margaritas, for you and your friends at the condo on the beach.
- c. cringe at the unbearable sting of them on your tongue, throw them in the trash, and curl up on the couch to cry.
I would never have chosen c. But we don’t always get to choose.
The past two years have brought cancer (to me), a pandemic (to the world), and a devastating Derecho (to the city where I live). There was a lot of other bad news too. We were all living it.
Yet, in the midst of the pain and turmoil, there were glimmers of light. There was kindness and generosity. Hope emerged when we least expected.
I am a person who mostly makes lemonade. Life happens. What we do with it is up to us.Continue reading “Hello again. I’m back!”