Stories of Healing Art

Stories of Healing Art

Last summer I was taken by a piece of music I first heard on an Apple commercial for a new MacBook Pro. I investigated and discovered it was by a musician in Austin, Texas, named Daniel Johnston and was called “The Story of an Artist.” The critics didn’t necessarily...
Blessed and Thankful

Blessed and Thankful

I have a terrific colleague who started a mother and baby behavioral health service. Julie is wicked smart. She trained as a nurse, earned a doctorate, and became a midwife and nurse practitioner. She’s so smart, so good, so committed to moms who have experienced...
Autumnal Adventures

Autumnal Adventures

We went to New Hampshire! Now that we live in New England, it’s especially important to get the verbiage right. Not leaf peeking. Leaf peeping. We won’t make that mistake again. The weather forecasters give gradations of colors and say where to go and when for maximum...
Fireworks and Celebrations

Fireworks and Celebrations

Honestly, July was a busy month. I’m almost always up for road-tripping, though admittedly it was a bit of a challenge with two dogs, including a new puppy, when we drove to Memphis and back. For people who are used to living on an island across the pond, the wonders...
Ellie’s First Camp

Ellie’s First Camp

We made a promise to Ellie and her best friend that they could go to camp together—in Memphis. Then we moved to Boston last year and reneged. This was the summer to pay up. This was a big deal. We all looked forward to a trip back to Memphis to see friends we left...