Three Little Notes And Some Lowridin’

Someday when they're older then breast-height, they will have shot so high and flown so far . . . I am sure they'll go right past where the stars are born and be away from the under-shadow of my mother-wings and I will sit in this empty nest with my forlorn arms and remember the morning when I sat quietly in the living room with my good-morning-hands wrapped in reverence around the habitual-tea-drink, a Buechner book open on my blanketed lap while they were hush-hush busy in the kitchen and whispering [ read more... ]

Long Miles And Family Funnies

We road-tripped it to the south side of the Mason-Dixon line, leaving at 4am on a Friday morning because our 3 wee hooligans begged us to depart while it was still black out, exclaiming that adventure is better when you're up before the sun. (Like, duh!!!) We conceded to their enthusiasm for an un-godly exit for our own reasons . . .  I mean, WHO, I ask you, wants to drive through NYC and across the GW Bridge during rush hour? Adrenaline for the kids, caffeine for the adults, we travelled through [ read more... ]