Category Archive: Family

Template for Humanity (Weekly Photo Challenge)

This photograph, captured by my daughter, conjures up images of ten-year-olds, racing their bikes around the neighborhood, stopping only to shoot a few hoops in the driveway. What more poignant evidence of Humanity, than… Continue reading

Nightfall Memories

  ***** As golden sun dips low into the sea, I pause: My ‘Brother’ memories. ***** Postaday: 

Bonne Anniversaire

Side by side for life, Decades of “Goodnight!, Sweet dreams!” “Bonne Anniversaire!”

Sibling Musings

Everything hurt! Yet there, beneath the sand, A calming sense of clammy warmth filled me, My brother piled it on, with scoop-filled hands, And devilish and unrelenting glee. Though buried deep, I knew… Continue reading


  Sitting on the dock of ‘Poly’ Bay, Scanning left to right and back again, Beaches where my grandsons freely play, Deep blue wavelets rippling on lagoon. Our fantasy vacation-land, like ‘Troon’, Is… Continue reading

Secret Sanctum

Was barely eight when first I found, This hidden hollow for my sticks and stones, and hunted sea glass; from the world around, I never tired, in this blissful zone.   One day, flamboyant,… Continue reading

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