Up ahead lie my lake of ghosts and memories. “Papa,” I whispered into the lake’s breeze.
I will stumble with this newly, deliberately placed quality in my fifty-seven year old life. And while nothing makes me tick more than questions, I have found the gift of one answered life question.
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.
Well, true to the change of seasons, I have stories of my own transitions to tell…from the lightest moments of shopping trips…
March 9, 2022 As a mother and as a citizen I wonder at my expectations. I expect the world of my generation to be wiser. I did not expect that my life be influenced by an ex-KGB agent. Once again, one of my minds focus is upon politicos. As war – war! – or invasionContinue reading “Two Days Ahead”
January 26, 2022 https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/4 As I drove, I had been entertaining my mind with designs of ear buds and headphones, wondering about styles and sound quality and ear health. You know, substantial thoughts like that.. Three miles away from my destination, I drove under the overpasses. A January midday, below zero but a sunny dayContinue reading “2022 Begins with a Bill”
My soul had felt it for weeks. “Don’t wait,” from weeks ago ripened into the phrase ‘It’s time”…