The sky and the water met at the horizon in a glow of the clearest aqua. It was a color I had never experienced before. It’s brilliance, stunning. The choppy waters of the ocean, rocked our boat, causing a spray to cover us. I could feel my heart pounding in my chest. “Was this really … Continue reading Living
We had battled all day. The clock had outlasted my patience. He was in tears. I was in tears. Frustrated and angry, my heartbeat seemed to be in my ears. My face felt numb and a headache had spread from the base of my neck to my temples. This was not the first day of … Continue reading I know.
I ordered another cap and gown. This time my Mac will be graduating and the bittersweet feelings that come with the realization of another milestone being within reach has welled up in the corners of my eyes. I find myself wanting to look at her; to burn the images of these months into my … Continue reading Cap and Gown
As is prone to happen, the history of St. Valentine, the Patron Saint of February 14, is subject to fact with a bit of myth. Perhaps the oral tradition which passed it from generation to generation embellished the story or perhaps the prevailing cultural narrative shifted the facts a bit, regardless, it all began with … Continue reading Valentine’s Day