oh boy

Involuntary moans, sometimes hiccups, random sighs, and often a wow! or other unconscious exclamatory remark are all normal side effects when you are taking heavy duty opiates like fentynol, morphine, and dilaudid. (Scott is taking all three.) I can’t help but respond to these distressing sounds and ask him if everything is all right…does he […]

sunshine returns to goa

This is the view from the AZur Cafe, aka Scott’s favorite painting studio when he was able to sit in a wheelchair a few months ago. As you can see, today there is bright sunshine. The monsoon season is not completely behind us yet but we are only experiencing occasional showers now until the end […]

sister love

Scott did this portrait of us awhile back and I just discovered it on his iPad. We said goodbye to his sister Lindy yesterday. That was very very hard to do. Although we have been extraordinarily open with our story up to this point, there are many more moments now of the sense that words are not adequate to express the enormity of the situation. Plus there are too many facets to it…where do I begin. I am daily moved by the kindness of strangers, both here in Goa and globally in the blogosphere. I am bowled over continually by the outpouring of love and grace from family and friends–his, mine, ours– and unexpected places. …