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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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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What About The Good Girls?

The multi-color glow from the stage lighting slices the dark atmosphere of the room, spotlighting on an unsuspecting teen before darting haphazard to the next adolescent. The air is pungent with the scent of CK One, mingled with pockets of Clinique Happy. He takes the stage, which is more of a designated area at the […]

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