On the couch they are decorative
brightening the living room.
On the sofa they are good
to support the back after a hard day’s work… 188 more words
When I began this blog I had intended to use it for the occasional essay; well, more than occasional, I had also wanted to encourage myself to write more essays and short stories more frequently, especially as I was in the thick of caring for my mother in her declining years. 1,198 more words
The following piece, entitled “Mother, a Magic Word” was written by Laura Ingalls Wilder and appeared in the Missouri Ruralist on September 1st 1921. Since it’s Mother’s Day this Sunday, I wanted to share it (albeit in slightly abridged form) thinking perhaps it may resonate with many of you. 267 more words