I Know this Much is True

I cannot tell a lie. I did not wake up this morning and think, “Today I’m 44! Bring it on!” 44 is one step closer to 50, and 50 is half-way to 100, a milestone most of us will not meet. 44 is only one year from 45, which is the age at which I…

Home Alone

My husband and I are often in different countries.  Sometimes different continents.  A few moves and working for an international organization will do that to a couple.  There are business trips and conferences, training sessions and summer holidays.  There is wrap up and set up of the old and new digs.  It’s never for too…

Johnny Come Lately

If the Big Bang theory and sci-fi get you raring to go, you are probably up to speed in dimensional theory.  Maybe string theory floats your boat.  Perhaps you used to have one of those posters of Albert Einstein hanging in your dorm room.  Or maybe, like my husband, you watch Nova as a soporific;…

The Sound of Silence

Every Monday my Facebook news feed reads like a Greek tragedy of lamentation.   Oh!  The swift passage of the weekend!  Loathsome and heavy-footed we drag ourselves back to the grind.  Oh, Mondays–you are forever blue. But I do not rue the (Mon)day.  I have come to love Mondays. I will admit that it is…