Category Archives: Random writings

Thoughts, musings

Tug-of-love


There’s a dynamic tension in familial relationships. And because they are based on love, the stakes are high. As children become adults, their parents have to bite their tongues – and often don’t – to keep from warning their grown-up … Continue reading

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Remembering


Atop the War Memorial in the Village Green, I planted my feet in a V, held out my arms and tipped my face to the sun, a five-point star next to the flag pole. The flag snapped, the white and … Continue reading

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The ring


With love for Mark on his birthday. The small silver ring on my left baby finger is a mute reproach to my one regret in life. The enamel heart is slightly chipped and the scrolls are tarnished. The ring once … Continue reading

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