French Connections

French Connections

Je suis, je ne suis pas, says the main character in the novel I’m reading. She is at French classes, repeating the simple phrase, I am, I am not. I read aloud the French phrase from a novel, sounding like a native speaker. Bewildered, I stare at the page, I wonder,...
Thank You

Thank You

Thank you to all my friends who’ve read my blog over the last four months about my recovery from brain inflammation. I’m touched that so many of you would take the time to join me on this journey. Recovering from a serious injury and living with a chronic illness is...
Rockin to Recovery

Rockin to Recovery

Since heatstroke in January, I’ve lost so many skills: hearing sounds and music, tremor and loss of coordination that I’d lost confidence in myself to do the most basic things. I was seeing double vision for a time there, it also changed parts of my personality,...