Deb Brandon: Living in Radiant Color

Help Folks Understand—Living with a Brain Injury

Help Folks Understand- Living with a Brain Injury Another Fork in the Road, on Brain Injury Radiohosted by Donna O’Donnell Figurski Brain injury is one of the most common and least talked about injuries. The injury itself remains hidden, but its impact affects survivors every day. How do we help others understand what’s really going … Read more

Pandemic Hugs–Life in the Time of COVID

Then came the day when we were both fully vaccinated—we could resume our walks. Speaking on the phone, finalizing our plans for a walk in the nearby nature reserve, it sudden

Three Little Fishies

I fought to zero in on the technician’s voice. “Her head is down. So that’s good news.”
Where did she see the head? Up or down, all I could see were shapeless blobs. She was saying something else. I tried to focus on her words. Perhaps she’d clue me into the secret language of the ultrasound.

Getting There

At low tide, the sweep of the bay was just wet sand, rippled by the retreating wavelets.
The chilly, early morning walk was your idea.
We set out straight across the bay, heading for the rocks on the point,
But by the time we made it back the tide had turned,

Other Genes

Granny was a story teller. Her stories mesmerized me. A few years ago, Dad gave me one of her notebooks, where she wrote about her adventures. Were her genes responsible for the writer in me?