He looked at me, then jumped on the couch. I grabbed my scissors. Holding his ear, we began as we had a hundred times before. We began again.
Category Archives: family care
The Pets of the Bungalow
Wally is recovering from his surgery and teaching me a few things.
Advent ‘22 Hope
Please, please “give a hoot.” The gifts of the season are not always the prettiest or most convenient…
The Spirit of Christmas Budgets.
First, start with time. Not as a habit because a person won’t do it. Make time a gift to yourself. Do it now.
Fish Memories (I went fishing, part 2)
A fin. I saw a fin. I pulled and reeled. “Just keep doing what you are doing.” I had no idea what I was doing…
I went fishing…
Up ahead lie my lake of ghosts and memories. “Papa,” I whispered into the lake’s breeze.
Retracing my Pentagram.
And my foot stepped to the end of the point, my toe reached behind to swivel back…
I saw from myself, after waves of the past and all of the new roads ahead, a smile windowed from my soul…
To the families of Uvalde, Texas, I can only extend a bowed head, in silence and reverence to your losses. My love and my promise to work that these tragedies end.
Little Things, Spring 2022.
I have learned of little things and of stopping. I am finite…