Anni Albers

Here is a post I put up on my Groundbreaking Girls website last week. It happened to be National Widow’s Day. Don’t feel bad that you didn’t know this. It’s a new thing, I think. And new widows are the first in the know—given the responsibility...

Bright Star

My wonderfully sensitive and gifted friend, Belle Logie, gave me the above painting for my birthday last year. It’s a “Waterloo Sunset” with Vernon and me up on the bridge. This week, she sent me a song she wrote about us. She said it was okay for me...

Eulogy and Photos

I finally downloaded the great photos that our talented friend, Scott Hendrix, took at Vernon’s and my “10th Anniversary Party/Memorial”  last September. I love them so much. What lovely reminders of a special evening. We were going for a relaxed,...

A Mark Forever

“No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.” – Francois Mauriac   I’ve been missing Vernon for a long time, but its only recently that a new kind of loneliness has been allowed to seep...

The BBC and Me

“Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.“—Hippocrates When I was in England in November, I had the opportunity to record a podcast for the BBC Radio 4 show Soul Music. It’s was an unexpected invitation that came...