The Window

I left the window open just a crack. The room was precious to me, the insides fragile and invaluable. It took years to collect and to craft that room. I was afraid what would happen if someone stepped inside. Would they be gentle with the contents, appreciate them, and treat them with the honor they... Continue Reading →

The Weight of Expectation

She couldn’t see that she was collapsing under the weight of it all. The unspoken expectations. If she was honest, she picked them up herself as she walked along the path. She would see something that needed carrying and pick it up. Or she’d see some work that needed doing and get it done. Soon,... Continue Reading →

♪♪ God only knows what I’d be without you – Beach Boys♪♪   Those who knew my brother Chris knew how much he loved The Beach Boys and how much he cared for the environment. Today is Earth Day and in two days, it will be fifteen years since my Chris died. As I think... Continue Reading →

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