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Though She Be But Little, She Is Fierce

Hello my heart. I find myself less than a week away from your second birthday, with a lot on my mind and difficulty articulating it (which is unusual for your mom). 593 more words


Boobs, Babies and Tattoos

I spent the day working in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in what seemed like an animated cartoon strip.

Everywhere you looked, there were pregnant women about to deliver, endowed with breasts of massive proportions, plastered with tats, as they call tattoos down on 8th Street. 298 more words


Summer locks

I might take 1,000 photos a day of the boys. Watching them romp about just melts my heart and I want to capture all the moments for now and for when I am old and rocking in my nursing home. 352 more words


Grandpa, he's just a baby!

“Grandpa, they think I’m a baby. I don’t like all these stuffed animals!”

“I can see that, Elijah. But, ya know . . .  you’re still a baby.” 132 more words



Miss Honey seemed to love everyone. Her little house was surrounded by a picket fence, and the kitchen window face the front. Perhaps that’s why the air around Miss Honey’s always smelled like fresh bread, sugar cookies, or apple pie. 402 more words

Life's Choices

We flatter those we scarcely know,
We please the fleeting guest,
And deal full many a thoughtless blow
To those who love us best.

These words written so long ago by Ella Wheeler Wilcox speak to me. 343 more words

Daily Reflections