Category Archive: Family

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

Acceptance

  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

Shifting Shades of Gray (Photo Friday: Black and White)

  ***** ***** Clear choice: Black or White, Save for some who toss; lost ‘tween Shifting shades of gray. ***** *****

“Sunshine in my eyes can make me cry”

*** As I peruse my vacation photos from last year I pause at this one, the personification of this week’s Photo Friday theme: SUNLIGHT. Anticipation, mixed with a healthy dose of nostalgia, overwhelms… Continue reading

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