Author Archives: Mindy

the miller mausoleum

I wrote a poem recently for a memorial service for those Millers who were originally buried in the above-pictured mausoleum. They were re-interred this past summer as part of efforts to reconstruct and save the building. I publish the poem … Continue reading

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changes

Who says old dogs can’t learn new tricks? Two seemingly small—and yet significant—changes have found their way into my life. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I recently started typing only one space after each period, instead of two. I’ve lived almost a half-century now … Continue reading

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choices

I’m skipping a student film screening to write this post, and I don’t want to regret that. So I’m choosing not to. ~ I decided to go to a big family reunion recently, putting aside several trepidations to do so. … Continue reading

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as above so below

I went with my parents last week to visit their parents’ gravesites. My mom’s dad was in the army, so her parents are buried in a military cemetery. The sky that day was strangely beautiful. I’ve not seen a sky — … Continue reading

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tuffet learning

I learned how to make cheese the other day. Or rather, I learned some things about how cheese is made. It’s yet to be seen if I can actually make it happen myself. Seems fairly easy on paper: Step 1. milk … Continue reading

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morelee!

I’m feeling inspired to practice my rusty voice here. The source of that inspiration: an old friend has reached out. If it weren’t for facebook connecting me with grade school classmates, I think she would be my oldest friend! I … Continue reading

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what happened was…

What happened was, I went to the mountains.  I went to a Sun weekend retreat, something I’ve wanted to do for as many years, I think, as I’ve been a reader of the magazine. What happened was that I got … Continue reading

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