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Love in the morning...

I see you come in,

each and every day.

I make you your breakfast,

and watch you walk away.

With butterflies in my stomach,

my hands begin to shake. 61 more words


Illustration Friday: Golden

Last Friday night, our neighbors Julie and Bruce closed off our block, set up card tables and tents, blew up a jumpy-trampoline-thing, and even hired a local band–all to celebrate (belatedly) Harrison’s sixth birthday and  his last day of treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. 118 more words

Illustration Friday

Blue Sky.

If you read this story first it may enhance your enjoyment of ‘Blue Sky’.

It didn’t hurt as much as I thought it might. 2,013 more words


True Story: When Rose Opens the Door

I sat on the couch just around the corner as Rose opened the door for the food delivery man and strained to hear what I thought might be coming. 601 more words

Bravery: To stand up against evils large and small

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt you.”

That old truism has long been debunked. People who are prone to low self-esteem (such as teenagers) usually can not just ignore comments about their weight or their looks made from their peers (as in, … 897 more words

Everyday Musings

The light at the end of the tunnel is rarely an oncoming train

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of those depths.” 195 more words


Black is Beautiful.

Earlier this month, I was lamenting that the Chopin score above has SO. MANY. NOTES. For my taste, there is entirely too much black on those pages. 554 more words