When Communication Fails

Earlier this week I experienced a phenomena unknown to me. I lost my voice. I’d been fighting a virus for about a week and thought I was on the mend when I awoke and tried to speak. I squawked like a chicken awaiting the axe. Nothing but air and wheeze. Surprised my husband, too. I […]

How Firm is Your Foundation?

I remember our first building project together as a married couple as if it happened yesterday. We’d purchased a woodstove, a late seventies craze of the Pacific Northwest. My husband built a wall and chimney around it. We’d removed a glass patio door and hauled home the brick. The parting comment of the retailer—“Marriages and […]