This is a continuation of a story I posted yesterday entitled Repurposed. To follow this post you first need to read part 1. A Story (Part 2) At dawn, The Father rushed to the workshop to see the completed work. He stopped in his tracks. Never had he been so glad to see his son, … Continue reading Repurposed
A Story (Part 1) A Man arrived at an old barn in his faded jeans and flannel shirt. His kind eyes were piercing. His smile, quick to surface. He had a purposeful gait, but was not in a hurry. As he stepped into the barn, he waited a moment for his eyes to adjust to … Continue reading Repurposed
Lessons in the Storm
The storm rages. The thunder rolls, bounces off the mountains, and returns like a boomerang. The ground is moving. My usual porch writing spot does not feel safe, so I withdraw into the house. The walls tremble and shake at the vibrations. Pictures rattle. Even as a lover of thunderstorms, I am on edge with … Continue reading Lessons in the Storm
Pointers for Parents are regular SHORT inspirations to bring hope and encouragement to parents. I hope to build a bridge between parents and teachers as it pertains to the education of children and how we can work together for the betterment of our kids. Spring Break. Those two words just have a lilt to them, … Continue reading Spring Break
How Do You Prepare for a PVT?
“Mom, you are going to have to prepare yourself. Time isn’t the same in other countries. You have to take off your American-time-consciousness and your need for control of your schedule in order to just go with it.” No truer words have ever been spoken. You see, my daughter knows me. She knows I like … Continue reading How Do You Prepare for a PVT?