Monthly Archives: February 2014

An Artist’s Unique Christmas Cards

One way in which my parents reached out to people was by designing their own Christmas cards. The first year that my mother had been back at art school after her marriage, she took a commercial art course, which included … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Letter to My Husband

How do you capture a marriage of over forty years? I could start with rapture, saying my heart still leaps with pleasure when I hear Barry pull up beside our house. Joyful hugs are important too. But so is laughter. … Continue reading

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Sing, sing, sing, sing

The alarm dragged me awake at six. This was the morning of this bleak winter that felt like one too many. Maybe it was time to take a day off. Hide under the covers. But then, from some deep place, … Continue reading

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