A note from my kid

The other day I opened a red envelope that I pulled from my kid’s backpack. Inside was a letter that gave me a chuckle. Dear dad, I love you butt I do not like yur berd. I love Mom the most. Your friend, {unsigned}

A Timely Affair

Time! You drive me crazy. I am obsessed with you. I think about you all the time. I can’t get enough of you and your ticks. Baby, you are so precise. I only wish I could hold onto you. But you wait for no one. Tick, tick, tick, catch me if you can, you tease….


In celebration of World Poetry Day, here’s my attempt at writing minimally via a haiku… Leaves bound but swirling, releasing scents of citrus, hypnotize me now. And another haiku… Waiting patiently, as meshed earl grey tea bag steeps, staining hot water.  And perhaps another? Diced leaves so fragrant, sweating in boiling water, to serve as detox. Daily…

Disney Lush

We took the kids to Disney World this past weekend. It was our first trip there as a family. I was excited to escape to this magical place and be a kid again. I was especially excited to relive the magic of Disney through my kids’ eyes.  It’s suppose to be “The Most Magical Place…

Daily Prompt: Devastation

My first daily prompt! Woohoo! But damn… what a prompt! NO!! I can see it coming, but I can’t get there fast enough. My heart beats like the wings of a hummingbird… so fast, so strong…hurry… but my body is still…quivering. My heart flies out of my chest and into my throat…but it is too…