Till We Meet Again

I used to know you until I didn’t, We didn’t have a falling out, We did not grow apart, We had no choice when you breathed your last. You were my first friend, the one who taught me to smile, You knew my dreams. You knew my fears. You disagreed yet supported and fought but … [Read more…]

Grandparents

A human being who comes bearing gifts with an imaginary cape draped around her shoulder and who only has love and hugs to give––that’s my daughter’s definition of a grandparent. A parent who is brimming with love and doesn’t have to use a stern voice or an empty threat––that’s my definition of a grandparent. And … [Read more…]

Love

This morning, I was chatting with a friend who recently gave birth to a little boy and she happened to mention how amazed she was with the human body – how it allows for a whole human to be pushed out. To that, I answered like a typical mother of a two-year-old. The one that’s … [Read more…]

Valentine’s?

While the holiday season officially ends in January, I guess it’s safe to say Valentine’s Day is a spillover of some of the festivities. It’s time to pick sides – you can either be a Mush bag or a Cushion Heart Slayer. This year I believe I will be a borderline Mush bag. Did I … [Read more…]

30s Love

I used to wonder why people said love was dynamic and ever-changing. I am no expert, but I’ve had my fair share of experiences to know that the observation holds true. I used to once be the apple of my husband’s eye. Not any longer. The apple still exists. But it’s no longer a human … [Read more…]