The day before my April 20 knee surgery, I was scared. I knew what I was in for and it wasn’t going to be pleasant. I was desperate for a distraction, so I pulled out my credit card and starting buying stuff online that I’d had my eye on for awhile, including a custom-made ukulele.
If you’ve ever seen the Friends pivot scene, you know how difficult it can be to pivot when moving a sofa up a too-small staircase. Pivoting is hard work, whether you’re “pivoting” a sofa, or a life. For twenty-five years my life and my writing career have been centered on sheep, and on our farm. […]