Posted in February 2012

Ash Wednesday

I went to Ash Wednesday mass at my sister’s amazing and wonderfully welcoming parish, St. Peter’s, in Charlotte.  I was soothed by the familiar Lenten scriptures, both what was read and in the songs.    “Is this not the fast which I choose, To loosen the bonds of wickedness, To undo the bands of the yoke, And … Continue reading

Going Home

    You are never “too old” to go home.    I have a nasty parasite that was resistant to the first drug that my doctor prescribed.  So I am taking Flagyl, a drug so strong you can not drink alcohol for 48 hours after stopping treatment.  On the trip home from Port-au-Prince to Miami … Continue reading