Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Emily Dickinson

American poet Emily Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was considered to be an eccentric by the locals in the town of Amherst, Massachusetts where she was born and where she died at the age of 55. She lived much of her life in seclusion. She never married, was reluctant to greet guests, preferred…

Hope and healing

After several weeks of at-home physical therapy and occupational therapy, my husband is recovering from the compression fracture in his spine. He has very little pain and is able to get around the house now on his own, although he still must use a walker. I am able to get him into the car, and…

Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Thomas Wentworth Higginson

  Thomas Wentworth Higginson was an America author, a Harvard educated Unitarian minister, a militant abolitionist who once led an armed group in an attack on the federal courthouse in Boston in a effort to prevent a fugitive slave from being returned to the South, and one of the leading proponents of women’s rights in the decade before…