Learn from the old… Most of us agree that 2020 has been the worst year ever. We can’t wait to send it packing at midnight tonight. Personally, my family has lost two dear uncles and ten friends to COVID, with many more family members and friends falling ill. We’ve suffered job loss, lock downs, school changes and more. My flute-playing, … Read More
The Eyes Have It…
This one came to me in a writing practice yesterday. The prompt was “Write about a reflection.” As with all writing practices, I put pen to paper with no idea what would follow. Here it is: The mirror comes to mind most readily. A reflection of our faces, our hair and clothes – at the worst of times and the … Read More
It’s Just Cleaning Day. Right?
It has been a year since Mom died. Her beautiful soul passed peacefully and pain free in our home, under Hospice care, after losing her battle to brain cancer. The memories are happy, and we have no regrets, but the scar is still fresh. Every holiday and birthday without her has held its own form of mourning, but the one-year … Read More
Art of the Wheel
My sweet, proper, southern mother of 91 years has always been curious. She loves learning and is easily fascinated by what she doesn’t know, or what she finds intriguing. Like car wheels. My mother has had a life-long fascination with car wheels. Safety, design, color, model and make are important elements in vehicle options for sure, but my sharp, smart … Read More