Leading the Choir of Angels

We walked up the driveway, cold misty rain spraying us as we ducked under the porch awning. He pressed the bell, I held my breath… My introverted self had played scenarios in my mind, as I often do. What will she say? Will I have to speak much? Sometimes, they ignore me completely and I […]

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A Home

“Adventure Awaits!”, sang the leaves As they danced from the trees In the grove near River Eden. They won’t always be smallish, these two. They will grow as the sunflowers do In the Spring, bright and bold. So I’ll take them by hand onto paths yet unknown. We’ll carve out a road that will lead […]

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Words From Another…

I asked her quite plainly, as if it was the casual conversation of friends who had known each other for years. Or maybe the tone was one of an inquisitive child. Innocent. “Did you speak often when he was alive?” Feet dangling off the edge into the cool waters of the lake. Toes flicking, ripples. […]

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A Nature Of Nurture

Though a decade has passed, it doesn’t feel like long ago that I was thrust into the world of parenting. At the ripe old age of 22, with flu like symptoms, I took one pregnancy test. Just one. Ladies, that apparently, is all it takes. Though my mother was convinced I needed a blood test, […]

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