Tag Archives: fear

Living on the Edge

I am so happy for April and the adventure that she is having out West this summer.  But does she have to be the one standing closest to the edge?  This is the kind of picture that makes a mama’s … Continue reading

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Doing What You Can’t Do

Before Jimmy went out of town, he asked me if I could give Anne her shots while he was gone.  While I had known that my needing to do this was a possibility, pure panic set in when he asked.  … Continue reading

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Fear of Falling, Part 3

The tree is down.  An amazing team of men worked all day Thursday to remove it.  They brought in a huge crane and took the tree down piece by piece.  One man would be raised up by the crane and … Continue reading

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Fear of Falling, Part 2

The tree is still leaning threateningly over our house.  As we watched the crevice grow larger yesterday where the roots were pulling up from the ground, the fear of its falling became more and more acute.  We let the owner … Continue reading

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Fear of Falling

I love my house.  Living in a 90-year-old stone and stucco farmhouse for the past 23 years has been my joy- and my bane.  I think it is the most beautiful, character-filled house I have ever seen.  But as with … Continue reading

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