A Cause Célèbre

These days our windows look as if someone flicked her wrist with a few broad strokes of a chartreuse-tipped paint brush. It’s a heavily wooded view masterly leafing out right about now as the soft pastels of spring emerge overhead. … Continue reading

Karmic Debt

Karmic Debt

When you impose expectation and limiting beliefs on someone, especially a child whose mind is so malleable, it most likely will uproot him off his life path. When a child dreams of being a concert pianist but his father says … Continue reading

Nothing More Annoying then Begging

Nothing More Annoying then Begging

I can accept that some have found all the answers and are beyond content that they must show the world, sometimes with donut in the cavity that routinely shouts shameful and gaslighting revelations about life choices despite not being offered … Continue reading

Leader of the Pack

Leader of the Pack

Remember these little fellows? Back it up twenty-seven squares ago when they were all white tops except for one. As I stated in that square, it only takes one and the rest followed in a few days. I’m a proud … Continue reading

The Way Out

The Way Out

If you knew me before 2020, it’s time to get reacquainted. You knew season one of me. I’ve ventured into season two and I’m just getting started. I was grimly underfunded, and my writing team suffered from calcified pineal glands. … Continue reading

Finding the Kingdom

Finding the Kingdom

Day two of schooling in our fort. Day two of intermittent rain as well. It looks like a little learner will be mostly in her fort this week and not hanging out in our sweet spot in the woods. At … Continue reading

Eyes Wide Shut

Eyes Wide Shut

From this window, a bird pecks at its reflection in the early hours of the morning. It has a degree of knowingness, a kind of self-awareness of its morning routine and despite that it chooses to remain oblivious to it … Continue reading

Flippin Tables

Flippin Tables

I heard a DJ announce that Greece will open the tourism gates to anyone willing to take a test and prove negative or get the juice injected into them, Hmmm…I’m going to take a pass, even though we had planned … Continue reading

Stars in Her Eyes,

Stars in Her Eyes,

dreams above her crown, fervor within her heart…no end and no beginning. I see this not only in her but many children. They knew what they would be up for…they didn’t get here to be seated without a sound. At … Continue reading

Homework Hour

Homework Hour

Winding down and reverting to the continuum while one of us buckles down to minutia on paper. Out here is where it matters. Out here there is true abundance. Out here is to be venerated. Out here the gentle breeze … Continue reading