Tag Archives: growing up

remember

we spoke on the phone yesterday. do you remember ? i said that i’m coming out to visit and that i’d like to take you to lunch. do you remember? i’m suspended in the warm California air as i write … Continue reading

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belonging

belong [bi-long] verb 1. to be part of,  be in proper place  2. to be affiliated with or be a member of   the holidays are looming. so, naturally it’s that time of year again when we start thinking more … Continue reading

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beginnings

so this week we took our youngest daughter to college.                                                             we stuffed all of her belongings into our SUV,  decorated the dorm room, paid the tuition, took a selfie and off we went.  it stung like hell as i fought … Continue reading

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crying

“go to your room…and come out when you’re happy.”  those words still sting.  but it was all my mother knew to do with me.  at some point during those early years of my childhood, the message clicked…i was too much.  … Continue reading

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chapters

i am admittedly a slow reader.  i’ve never been one to devour a book.  which only makes sense , since i am a ponderer of words…and of life.  never too anxious to turn the next page until i must. but, … Continue reading

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horizons

                        She always had the song in her heart,  she just needed to discover the right notes to sing.   with Spring comes the promise of new life.  green and fresh.  unspoiled.  hopeful.               … Continue reading

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