Category Archive: Family

Legacy of Love

My baby girl is mother of two sons, They lean on her and she depends on them, They give her strength, and warmth, and days of inner calm, She gives them all she… Continue reading

A Parent’s Prayer

On this balmy April night, As bloodmoon rises silent, ‘Cross the gauzy, purple heavens, On this balmy, April night, I breathe a silent, fervent prayer, of thanksgiving, For God’s greatest gifts.  

An Engineer’s Journal (September 29, 1963): Sunday Night Bowling

Crouching over textbooks at Hayne’s Lanes, ignoring the din. Engineering? Really? Jill rolls a spare; our team cheers her on. I complete my Thermo assignment, hoping that someday, I will see my ROI.… Continue reading

Photo Friday: Dramatic

At first viewing, one might assume that the subject of this Photo Friday, “Dramatic”, is best personified by the Downtown Disney Denizen, jutting up in all his LEGO glory from the lagoon, with… Continue reading

The Secret Cave

“Keep your fingers out of there!” “But it’s awesome” ‘ silently wishing he could crawl inside to explore the sea-cave.  “Scary creatures may be lurking – creatures you won’t able to spy with your… Continue reading

‘Stats’ of Time

⚾️⚾️⚾️ The first time I saw him, nine years ago, he slid in the sure grasp of the nurse, as she penned his ‘stats’ on the blue score card. I blinked. He slid… Continue reading

His Magic Touch

The 33-word piece that follows, is a parody of Rudolph’s rondo, and a true story, relating my confusion over my tree lights.    I had deliberately switched off the lights of our beautifully trimmed… Continue reading


This was written in response to Photo Friday: Frail (This week’s Challenge: ‘Fiery’. and In response to the weekend Trifextra, which asks that the writer use the same form of a word… Continue reading

Execution Day

  This was written in response to the Trifextra Challenge: In The Scorpio Races, author Maggie Stiefvater writes, “It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die.” Give us… Continue reading

Photo Friday: Swift… “The Save”

Happy Hippie-hugging Halloween!

Today is October 31, 2013. Today, I: …met a Ninja! …talked football with the Manning brothers! …kissed a witch and hugged a butterfly!. …bumped into several Minecraft characters and a few zombies! …gawked… Continue reading


She came in with a flurry, arms wrapped around a large, open box. It’s seems that she’d been the recipient of a weekly box of farm produce, heaped graciously on her by a… Continue reading

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