When I saw that article mentioned on Instagram again yesterday, I started to think about my own pandemic relationships.
We attended the funeral yesterday for my sister-in-law's younger sister, Donna. A woman vicar celebrated it. One brother read her eulogy and did so superbly. At the conclusion of the thoughtful, loving service, at the crematorium, we filed out past Donna's casket to the sounds of - I kid you not - "Dancing Queen," by Abba: it was her [...]
As I was working yesterday on a Distances scene - holiday is over; novels don't get finished unless YOU finish them - that includes a new character, I was struck by this thought. The books are built around core characters we know by now. There are others who are prominent regulars too of course: the [...]