someone’s fool

Maybe it's a complete lack of whimsy on my part, but I'm not a huge fan of April Fools day.  At all.  Having an entire day of the year where I can't rely on what anyone says to be true, false press releases, ridiculous jokes, people telling their family they're getting divorced when they're not, … Continue reading someone’s fool

bittersweet

This Friday has special significance in the lives of many... It's my daughter's birthday. It's the first day of spring. It's the anniversary of this country's invasion of Iraq. I don't need a calendar to tell me any of that.  I remember the day she was born thinking that she was going to arrive on … Continue reading bittersweet

inspire me…

An hour ago I lay here in this very same spot with my hands resting upon this very same laptop.Waiting. Thinking. Wondering.It was my writing time and I was about to dive into some great adventure, spin a fantastic yarn. Tell a tale that only I can tell...and thenDr. Normal came into the room and … Continue reading inspire me…

on father’s day…

Happy Father's day to all you dads out there... but especially these two. They're my favorite fathers in all the world and I can't imagine life without them...(K and her dad)(me and my dad)

today…

I have no witty comeback for anything you say today.no snark.no snarl.Today my little one, my darling K, will graduate from Kindergarten.I remember the day we brought her home, how she was so tiny she fit into the curve of my arm. How I lifted her effortlessly and held her to me. I remember looking … Continue reading today…