Gratitude Reflecting

The Third Row

Monday morning at 7 AM I was heading north on Interstate 55, heading toward my hometown. A woman I knew had died. She and her husband…


Seven years ago tonight.

Seven years ago tonight, our lives changed. Renee, who was on the heart transplant list, had gotten the call. And this time, it wasn’t a false…


False Alarm

It was about 6:30 in the morning, seven years ago today. I had already been up for half an hour. Renee, who is never voluntarily awake…


Guardian Angels

A thing I do, when overwhelmed by the pain of the world, is to look through the memory box I carry around in my head and…