Tag Archives: memories

Quietly making the world better

Like a symphony, my last post was written with passion and momentum ending in an expressive crescendo reverencing motherhood. Yet what I really hoped was for it to trigger memories of moments with your mom, or as a mom. There … Continue reading

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It’s time to savor

Some folks “put” Christmas in and out quite quickly. I think of it a bit like opening an umbrella… ‘Wah-Lah’ it’s up,… ‘Click’ it’s down and done. It is tidy and efficient when its time to start the season up … Continue reading

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The Old Family Car

It is time to say good-bye to something that has become, well like family to us. It is our worn out…car! As I dig my hands deep between the seats and pockets to clean it out I find old ticket … Continue reading

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Creating a Ripple…

Racking my brain… My family is at the stage now, of counting my sweet mother’s breaths… But I live in mars, at least it feels like it! I want to be with her to help count and hold her hand. … Continue reading

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summer’s end with haiku

I open the door. Hey, the air feels different today… Goose bumps and freckles! It’s not September! Fall is taking cuts in line! Summer is slipping. No Summer! Don’t get mad! I did not bring the school bus. See, I’m … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Gift

You never realize how much your mother loves you till you explore the attic— and find every letter  you ever sent her, every  finger painting, clay pot, bead necklace, Easter chicken, cardboard Santa Claus, paper-lace Mother’s day card, and school … Continue reading

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Sharing My Summer Art Journal

I decided this was the summer to do an art journal. (Shown Below) I gave myself the rules!   Draw only in Sharpee–NO Erasing!  Then Paint. But Yikes! How scary is that!   Yet it freed me from worrying so … Continue reading

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