As I greeted my daughter at school pickup she was all smiles.  Glowing.  She was proud of herself and all she'd done today, happy to be back with her friends and engaged in their current science project.  She bounced toward me and I gave her umbrella to her.  She opened it up and hand in … Continue reading umbrella


This was something eerie about that morning.  Something unsettling in the way the air seemed to be the exact temperature of my skin as the dark clouds loomed overhead.  They didn't threaten rain, they just sat there obscuring the sun and making the world feel a little heavier.  It was the same day (or maybe … Continue reading hopefully