Momology

Today is the eve of an important annual event. Sons and daughters rushing around to create the perfect day to honor an extraordinary hero in their life. This Superhero always finds the right thing to say or do to help support and guide you troughout life. She is always there when you need her whether it’sContinue reading “Momology”

Solstice Sun

Today as I was driving listening to my new playlist with the skylight open on my Jeep, I couldn’t help but focus on the smell of summer air. I was at the stop sign where the smell of fresh-cut grass filled my senses. When I passed the city scape of buildings just right, the sunContinue reading “Solstice Sun”

A Moment

Whether you are celebrating Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or the Yuletide, you may need to catch your breath and understand the meaning of your experience. It is so easy for us to get caught up in the perfect tree, gift or menu that we can forget the most important part of the time.Continue reading “A Moment”

Christmas tree lot

The other day I was in my home town and driving through the streets. I am able to return to the city a few times a year and when I do there is always some memory that resonates in my thoughts and heart. When driving through the streets, it seemed as though time has stoodContinue reading “Christmas tree lot”

Nostomania

I have figured out a feeling, that has haunted me for a longtime. It is this disorder that I didn’t know I had which manifests itself into a compulsion and it has affected me for my entire life.  Nostomania (Nos-tuh-mey-nee-uh): intense homesickness; an irresistible compulsion to return home, Nostomania. You might be wondering how aContinue reading “Nostomania”

I don’t feel my hair.

“Hey monkey how are you tonight?”, Lucas say’s to his daughter London on the phone.  “I am fine Dad leave me alone, you are always on my back, I am fine”, London stated defensively. London hung up the phone as Lucas sat at his kitchen table in Vermont. He worries about London all the time.Continue reading “I don’t feel my hair.”

Cousin Antics

I was chatting with Mom tonight who told me her sister’s four daughters surprised her yesterday and all visited at the same time to take her to lunch. Mom cried for days in anticipation of this visit feeling happy, sad, grateful and reminiscent. As I expected it would be one of the best days ofContinue reading “Cousin Antics”

Flatlined

What would happen if you were told that in the next minute your heart would stop beating? What would you think? How would you feel? What would you tell people about yourself that no one would know? Ask yourself these questions and for a minute. What would I do if someone told me my lifeContinue reading “Flatlined”

My sister is a nurse

Understanding this story is quite simple, but you would need to have a sister who was a nurse, know a nurse or work with a nurse to fully get this experience. It appears to have all started in 1968 when I became her science project. I was searching though a box of pictures of myContinue reading “My sister is a nurse”