Susie Dorsey and Me

What is a namesake? Webster’s dictionary will tell you it is when one person is named after another.  When my mother gave birth to me,  her seventh child, she named me after her mother, Susan Dorsey. Growing up, everyone called… [more]

Relatives Don’t Get It

“They just don’t understand.” How many times have you heard this from a military spouse and she, or he, is referring to their very own parents, brothers, and sisters? My father was a lawyer, and my mother raised her seven… [more]

On Language and Color

The complexity of color is bewildering. Each thing in our world is a play of energy consisting of electromagnetic waves flowing in different frequencies. All the colors of the spectrum are present in each thing of  this world, but all… [more]