..."It'll be an adventure!" Mom would say, her words a buffer to the disappointment that would ensue when things didn't go as planned. To the contrary my father would grumble and get angry and want to scrap the entire day ... "We'll just turn around!" "No! Don't turn around!" Mom would say... "What sort of [...]
When I was six years old I imagined Heaven a place I could eat as many Cool Ranch Doritos as I wanted WITHOUT EVER GETTING FAT. Fast forward three decades, and I have honestly eaten more Cool Ranch Doritos than anyone should...and though I'm at my heaviest in twenty years, and my blood pressure is [...]
CCF12062017 <------click here to explore the PDF of my first scrapbook. Everything from sports to friends and family and high school.... I made it over twenty years ago! I scanned it so that I can have a cyber copy should I ever lose the original. Memories...
Lights and Sirens I see those lights flashing in the mirrors eyes on the road gotta steer. Drowning out the siren with music, the NIGHT NEVER SLEEPS- AND I SURVIVE THROUGH IT. Just saving lives- the time passes by- but you never end up knowing if those lives kept on going. Pick em up and [...]
Sitting in the passenger seat at 8 years old, as my mom drove down the road, I was staring at my reflection in the car window. Self critical even when so little "I hate the shape of my eyes" I criticized. And my mom turned her head and smiled wide. I always thought her smile [...]
Home. Your roots, your foundation. No matter the wind that batters, nor the storms that have shaken, nothing, not even time, from your memory and heart, can it be taken. I think of myself as a garden. I think of all of us as gardens. We are born to caretakers and gardeners that we are [...]