A Pinhole of Light

Living with chronic pain changes you. It changes you to your core. In my case, I’d been living with it for years before surgery with it worsening just prior to and since. At first, the bouts of pain caught me off guard and I tried to shrug it off—just a passing thing, I thought. It …

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More Than Just a Trip Away

“We’re going on a holiday of our own!”, she beamed. I silently wondered where the holiday would be exactly since I knew that travel was iffy for many reasons. Nonetheless, I was intrigued at her announcement and most of all, I was happy that she’d sounded so happy. COVID-19 has had a tendency to zap …

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2022 Wisdom from Eeyore, Winnie-the-Pooh and… Sylvester Stallone?

Another year is hours away and all of the familiar sayings at New Year’s come to mind, including the Scottish song, “Auld Lang Syne”. As I look up the song’s origin, it seems as though there is some debate as to who to credit the lyrics with; nevertheless, we all try our best to sing …

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