Tag: family

Life, and Everything in Between

Life, and Everything in Between

Elizabeth Santospago is ninety-two years old. She is mother to five, grandmother to eleven, great-grandmother to nineteen. She’s been living with my mom, brother, and his family for years– four generations under one roof! and has always enjoyed a special place in the household, literally […]

To Celebrate a Life

To Celebrate a Life

It was my cousin John Vincent Sciaba’s birthday last week; he would have been thirty- five. He had gone out hiking in early February, and disappeared; in March, his undisturbed body was found in the forest, where he had laid down to sleep under a […]

Lost… and sadly, found

Lost… and sadly, found

It is with deep sadness that I write this update to my February 19th post. A quick summary: On February 3rd, 2017, my thirty-four year old cousin John Vincent Sciaba went for a winter hike on his own land in rural Newfield, Maine. This is […]

Missing, and missed, but also, perhaps, finally free.

Missing, and missed, but also, perhaps, finally free.

The afternoon of February 3rd, 2017, my cousin John Vincent Sciaba went for a winter hike on his own land, an eleven-acre expanse of dense Maine forest. He told his longtime girlfriend and soulmate Jen that he needed to clear his head. He packed a […]

Serendipities and Vicissitudes

Serendipities and Vicissitudes

I’ve been acutely aware that this blog has been sorely wanting of an updated post. But I’m struggling with what to write about, what to reflect upon… there’s just so much. Yes, of course, the climactic followup of my last post: Hubby’s long trip to […]

When There’s Just A Lot Going On

When There’s Just A Lot Going On

I’ve started several posts in the last week, but every time, something more important happened that I wanted to write about, so nothing got finished. There’s been a lot going on in clinic, and at home. Clinic has been both scattershot and intense, a wildly […]