Laughing About Punctuation

Lynne Truss made me laugh out loud while reading her best-selling book on punctuation, “Eats, Shoots and Leaves”.  Any author who can make a reader laugh, even silently, about punctuation is to be respected and commended.  If the reader loudly … Continue reading

Evidence of Healing: When Our Scars No Longer Define Us

The thoracic surgeon walked into the surgical waiting room carrying a large magic marker in hand.  He drew an 8″ line from the top to the bottom of my sternum and said, “That’s the line we’ll follow when we make the … Continue reading