Finding hope under wing

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer I’ve watched them before, the owls on the cam. Technology and a generous family have given me a view of something wondrous–great horned owls nes...

Drive-by hope

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer My husband calls it a drive-by. Morning hasn’t really arrived yet and the cat wants to be fed. Apparently the wiggle of my toes translated to The Rouse...

Split-second life lessons

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer My month-old license was thoroughly road-tested. I rented a car, and drove back and forth between cities six times in thirteen days. Each round trip was 365...

What lies beneath the lie?

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer What lies beneath the lie? When did the screws of time give way to salt and brine corrode wires break current burn connection? There are candles for the dark...

Whispering sides

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer “I’m just telling you, she felt like she had to choose sides.” The words, though difficult to hear, were not surprising. Something had hap...

I don’t know what to say…

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer I’m struggling to find balance. Once upon a time when I was ill and quite isolated,  the most common thing I heard from family and friends was, ̶...

Flirting with rescue

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer We spent an afternoon at the theatre watching A Little Night Music. My husband and I joined our friends as we do a couple of times each summer. I chose the p...