Archive for August, 2009

On Joel

At Joel’s funeral, I had been given the opportunity to participate in his eulogy and speak about growing up with him.  It was difficult to speak with emotions raw – just below the surface.  By the time I had made it through the first paragraph, I was in tears and the pages blurry. My discussion […]


becoming frannie

Road trips in the past haven’t necessarily been our forte.  But after a jaunt to the Smoky Mountains this weekend, it is fair to say, we are getting better.  In fact, it may be the first road trip we have taken that didn’t include barf.  And it was the one time I finally got smart […]