Mothers

Recently when I was helping my Aunt Dot move from her apartment, I stumbled across this photograph. For me, it was a heart-warming find: my dear, sweet mother and best friend — Janice Land — along with a previous generation from our string of dogs. From left to right, there is Rosa, Adeline Sullivan, and Kirby (A.K.A. Senator Kirby Kong on the Appalachian Trail). What fun we had!

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Summer 1999

The print edition of UPROOTED: AN ANTHOLOGY ON GENDER AND ILLNESS is out today.
My essay, “Where We Are,” can be found in Chapter One. Read excerpts from the collection by clicking on “LOOK INSIDE!” at https://www.amazon.com/dp/0692600213/.
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 It’s not easy to write about losing your best friend, but I tried.
I miss you, Mom…