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Collection Deep purple, nearly black splotches Mottle her arms and hands: She laughs and tells me it took the nurses Nine tries before getting the needle Right in her small, wobbly veins. She remembers when her doctor took two samples from her husband instead of trying to get one from her. She’s amused by her […]

Better Together

When I began seminary, my husband was finishing, so the question du jour was, “Would you ever work together?” To which I responded with a resounding, “NO!” We’re too competitive, too insecure, I’d say. It would never work. But as I moved through school and into my first call, and he settled in first one parish and then […]