In late summer 2018, I took a trip with my mother to Entwistle, Alberta, in Canada where her mother was … More
I’ve written a little about my background with other dogs before mine, and then how Athena Brooke came to be … More
Wondering why I’ve decided to share so many poems lately? Well, tomorrow, March 21st IS World Poetry Day! Here’s my … More
Screaming Secrets The wronged shrieked from their fingertips, silenced no longer, Empowered by consent, Enraged from words not welcomed … More
When I entered the family history center that stormy April afternoon, I had one thing on my mind; I had never seen a photo of my father’s father. I was 46 and I had never seen my grandfather’s face.
I typed his name into the search bar on the site, Newspapers.com, “George R. Slighte,” the results came back instantly.
One week ago today, my fourth grandchild was born. She is the first child of my last child; the baby … More
Today marks one year since I woke up, preparing for one of the most difficult days of my 50 years, … More
I want to talk about the many brave men and their families who make up the Veteran heritage that I … More
A couple of days ago I signed the first rental lease I have signed in over 15 years. I was … More
In North Carolina, I was met with the proof of a fact that I had no way of knowing when … More