Soothing Souls

lily pads surrounding lotus flower

On Tuesday, Bob and I spent the greater part of the day at OHSU (aka Oregon Health & Science University). OHSU also houses two hospitals, and my surgery will take place at one of them (OHSU Hospital) on Wednesday. Tuesday's schedule contained three appointments, each of which included questions and answers, tests and more tests,…

Reflections on Gratitude

Gratitude is talked and written about a great deal as we approach Thanksgiving. I listen and take part but wonder if gratitude isn't meant as an everyday occurrence. Isn't there always something in a day you are grateful crossed your way?Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be producedand discharged and used up…