Bowls of comfort

To feel safe and warm on a cold wet night, all you really need is soup.” — Laurie Colwin As my closest friends will tell you, I’m your go-to gal if you need a good soup recipe. Come fall, there’s usually something simmering in my slow cooker or on the stove — thick-as-a-brick pea soup, […]

Remembering 9/11

This piece is included in 09/11 8:48 AM: Documenting America’s Greatest Tragedy, an anthology of raw, immediate accounts published across the nation after the tragedy of 9/11, edited by Ethan Casey with the New York University School of Journalism. ___________________ The Long Way Home By Cindy La Ferle September 20, 2001, Royal Oak, Michigan A […]

School supplies

Midlife is a time to listen deeply to your heart, a period of transition and reappraisal.” — Carl Jung I have a hunch that fall is arriving early. Maybe it’s the angle of sunlight on the last of the black-eyed Susans in my perennial garden. Or maybe it was the sound of berries and acorns […]