Author Archives: Ellen

Three Goals, One Met

I went to a golf driving range on Sunday and discovered that I can hit a ball without falling down. But I lost so much muscle during my illness that my best “drive” is less than thirty yards. I’ll keep … Continue reading

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In The Swim

I’m back at water aerobics! I met with a physical therapist at Courage Kenny last week and after a thorough exam, she had me come back the next day to try exercises in the pool. It’s Olympic size, flat bottomed … Continue reading

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Behold! A review!

(Hope Romantic Times doesn’t mind my copying this ….) The knitting pattern is Betsy’s beloved Sophie. You can get a larger look at her on the cover of Knitting Bones, but if you like to knit you will wind up … Continue reading

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Truth and Consequences

The most amazing thing has happened. Back in 2006 my book Sins and Needles was published. It involved the search by an adoptee for her biological family. It was inspired by a relatively trivial incident in which Tanya, a new … Continue reading

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I Fell and Couldn’t Get Up

More bad news. I fell this past Saturday. I was going to my writers’ group’s monthly meeting – which I’d been missing for a long time – and while climbing the steps to a front porch, tumbled over the side … Continue reading

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Hen and Chicks

I drove on Monday!  No problems at all. Parking lot, side streets, main streets, freeway – no problem. It was so great, I got my freedom back. No more annoying others for rides, no more not asking for rides because … Continue reading

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Caw, caw, caw!

Nearly two weeks go I was awakened around six a.m. by a crow sitting on a wire near an open window in my bedroom. Last year some crows had learned that if they sat in a tree across the street … Continue reading

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