I received an email yesterday stating that the house that my parents built in Winchester, Massachusetts in 1950 is under contract to a builder who will doze the site and build a McMansion. Zip codes matter 01890; the structure is not worth the selling price. Louise and Ed raised six children in the 60s in that … Continue reading News Flash
I have had the un-extraordinary experience of becoming a single parent of a teen who is now on the cusp of his 21st birthday. So much has been felt and lived with this spirit who become a male child that I birthed. My sister who told me to, "push like you're going to pass a dinosaur … Continue reading Child as Teacher; Parent as Mentor
Tattoo. Great word because it has both visual and auditory appeal as a word and art. Tattoo is a word that looks like what it is - art. What is that? A double-creatif? Is there a term for words that look like what they mean? But not literally like the word tree spelled in the shape … Continue reading Tattoo possibility…someday.
As the middle child and middle girl in a middle class working family of six children, living in a modest home with the middle bed in the corner bedroom overlooking the street, one of my favorite things to do was watch long summer days fade into sunset and twilight glow over the tree tops. As the … Continue reading Sunset is my favorite colour