When Rudy was home, there was music. Foot-stomping, hand-clapping, lounge-crooning, folk-lilting, country-dancing, all-type music. I don’t remember much […]

"Hope is not like a lottery ticket you can sit on the sofa and clutch, feeling lucky. Hope is an axe you break down doors with in an emergency."
- Rebecca Solnit

"This week, try to remember the kindest, bravest, most loving you've ever been. You're still every bit as brave as you were then, and every bit as good."

- Madame Clairevoyant