Missing Mama

Missing Mama

I was accused of being in the water for three hours. I’ve been accused of worse things, but there’s no way I could have because my bladder signals me after about an hour and as much as I would have … 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

A Wabi-Sabi Welcome for Thirteen

Yes, a baker’s dozen we were, some drove hundreds of miles while others just a few to gather, giggle and gobble up all thirteen dishes made in our nest (except for the gelato.)I had no other choice but to embrace … Continue reading

A Celebrity on Its Own

I am mad about settees—I can think of at least three locations for some bad-ass ones in my current nest, although it’s not a priority to glamify my nest right now…all I’m asking for is simplicity, order and cleanliness and … Continue reading