The hummingbird garden – I remember when Kevin announced it one day. I am going to plant a HUMMINGBIRD GARDEN! He was so excited about it. It came out of the blue; it came out of a surge of hope… Continue Reading
We visited over coffee on a Saturday, talking about two young boys who died in two different wars, in different branches of the military, four decades apart.
Everyone said it was dead, that I should just discard it, buy another. Winter had reached its chilly fingers down into my fern garden and zapped one of my of my special, more delicate, varieties. Brown and crusty fronds hung… Continue Reading
I live on the ocean in a two-story home. That is the first affirmation I read each morning and night, along with others. It is in my stack of blue (index) cards. Years ago, when I was working with one… Continue Reading
The morning drill was the always the same. My father would come to my room and as he whipped back the covers with a flourish he would say in a much too loud voice for a sleeping child, Rise &… Continue Reading