The change is subtle, yet always shocking.
One moment, he’s a baby, crawling and squawking for milk. A perfect picture of dependence. It was only a few days ago that I gave birth to him, right?
Then one unexpected day, a step is taken. A precarious, hesitant, definitive step. And from that moment on, the little back seems straighter, stout legs grow firmer. The curtain falls on the infant, and rises to reveal the little boy in the next scene. Continue reading “Act 1, Scene 2”
“We class ourselves as branches
on our family tree,
each person has a branch
and each branch has its branches
growing out of it.” – David Harris
The mirror has changed for me.
Continue reading “Look Into the Mirror”
So we’ve been talking about letters this month. They’re wonderful! You should write one! …..Now what?
Feeling stumped on exactly what to write? Here are few ideas to help get your letter writing juices going!
Continue reading “15 Ideas for Letter Writing”
“When music sounds, all that I was I am”
– Walter de la Mare
Once a month, I go ballroom dancing.
I book the babysitter, pack my tattered shoes into my purse, and shift the van into drive. I leave behind all my various names and titles, and head to the one place where I don’t need them. Whether or not I have a name matters little here. Continue reading “The Woman With No Name”