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Part 2-Meeting The Storm-Surgery is Tomorrow 

Here we go-Part 2: meeting the storm head on. In my last “hurricane” post I reflected on how writing about the planned medical procedures of an unknown nature is so much like watching a hurricane approaching and  wondering how painful or devastating it might be. 

This past week has been filled with prepping lesson plans for my substitute for this next month, de-cluttering and organizing a room for my home recovery, following up on medical details. I even finished filling out my Durable Power of Attorney…

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My Personal Hurricane-Learning From the Downsizing of #Lane 

Part 1-Hurricane Lane was fast approaching the Hawaiian Islands. Our married son, who lives with his young family in Oahu, Face Timed us to give an update on their preparation for the storm. Our eight-year-old grandson bounded into the screen’s view for a moment. I asked him if he was going to write in his journal about the hurricane. He shrugged his shoulders. 

l gave him a suggestion, “Why don’t you write in your journal today about what you think the hurricane might be like, and then after the storm…

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