“Brain in a Jar” is Born

Dears, Six months ago my beloved, wondrous father died from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Today, I am pleased to announce that Beau’s memory will live on thanks to two fine Kentucky Gentlemen named Larry and Steve, who appreciate Brain in a Jar enough to publish it! I am so grateful to them, and to my…

Grief Bridges and Boxwood Hedges

Dear Readers, I thought I’d share snippets of thoughts that I’ve been able to hold onto—a handful of things not easily forgotten by Beau nor me. Memories that connect me back to a past with my dad but also lead me to a life without him in the future. Grief bridges. The wind rushing through…

Heart Breaking and Bank Robbing

Dear Readers, Beau died two weeks ago today. I woke up at 6:30 a.m, which was his time of death. Since then, I really haven’t been able to get out of bed. Movement seems as difficult as the Times crossword puzzle. I’m glad I have a cozy bed with beautiful memories of Asia all around…