Waiting in Wires: A Hint of a Better Self

Snow and ice crunched under the weight of my tires as I slowed to a stop to keep from sliding through. Street lamps flickered on and I turned my head toward a familiar shape moving out from the shadows. The hood of a quilted coat kept the figure from full view, but...

Surprised by Summer

I started last summer with a list. Cloud gazing. Firefly catching. Bird watching. Running through sprinklers. I was all set to lead my kids on a tour of the season’s simple joys. Strawberry picking. Bare feet on grass. A boat ride on the lake with friends. I had plans...