Lotus

So maybe now you realize who you nearly are. You’ve been sleeping, woke up dreaming. You took a bath. You…

time out

I have this little ceramic stone. I love the way it feels in my hand. It’s the perfect size and…

Motion Sickness

Motion Sickness My sister Ann always gets sick in the car. You know the thing. Can’t sit in the back.…

Season of Loss

So much is lost over the course of a lifetime; socks, keys, that receipt from the garden center. (I could…

Repairing a Quilt

I’ve always wanted to own quilts – old quilts that someone made by hand a long, long time ago. When…

Saturday Afternoon

Saturday afternoon is a party girl walking downtown.Hair up high and her dress too tight.It’s hot but she doesn’t care.…

Two

Two bowls on the table. One is ivory with two blue stripes. It’s ceramic and it looked like France to…

That Feathered Thing

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never…

This is Letting Go

Lately a lot of people have been asking me, “How are you feeling about retiring this year?” I find that…

No Ordinary Love

Teachers have pride. No kidding. No matter that we may be a bit punch drunk at the moment what with…