I open wide and soak it in, the full moon just coming white and misty from behind the clouds, or hanging its enormous full-blazed orange…
How those who loved you waited! Curled themselves into knots of childish longing – and then went home alone.
You know deep in your bones that what he is thinking or doing or feeling or chasing is going to land him in deep guano sooner or later.
Confession: I promised myself I’d never go back on WIC again – Women, Infants, and Children food and nutrition service. I used the program once before, for a foster son with special needs who lived entirely on Pediasure. He drank $10-$15 a day, and neither we nor his birth mother, to whom he was returning, […]
After the pies are baked, they pop right out – like mini springform pans without the spring. They are the cutest ever.
My birthday was lovely & your words were sweet & I thought maybe I would reply to them all, but then it would take me till my next birthday.
“Don’t put that in your mouth, be nice to the dog, stop taking toys away from your sister, sit down please, what a great drawing you made.”
I love when art and literature and life experiences push me into the nonsense-hilarity of living and being human in this world. Just that.
Yann Martel: “I must say a word about fear. It is life’s only true opponent… It is a clever, treacherous adversary, how well I know.”
Sadness lies abed of a morning with a question mark, and anger turns the viewpoint red, tips over tables, but fear sits in the corners…
What is the role of a believer? How do we bring light? When a naïve and evangelistic Christian meets a seasoned old scamp, who blesses whom?
At one special place, if I look to the right at exactly the right moment, I see a long straight sideroad made of dirt. It slopes down easy…
There is apple pie in the sunshine with apples from our own tree, and there is the radiant face of a child buried in corn.
One time I lost my voice from a bad head cold, and I could hardly talk at all for two days. I am sure you want to hear the rest of this story.