You pick up a moldy lemon, the lettuce is wilting, the milk is leaking ~ all hardly noticed ~ but no checkout person in history ever passed up a chance to open your eggs and make sure none are broken. Of course, you've already done this. Or maybe you didn't. Maybe you almost bought a broken egg - … [Read more...] about One thing that never changes is how concerned people are about the eggs you buy at the supermarket.
Mine was last week. And though I tend to laugh often, last Friday was different. I wasn't supposed to be laughing. I was in a hospital room with Rich before a small surgery (he is fine). Everyone in the vicinity was quiet. Nurses walked past. People whispered. Rich was putting on his hospital … [Read more...] about When was the last time you laughed your ass off?
This morning the light streaming in the window was a show-stopper. I HAD to share it on Instagram. The world was dying to see this light thru my eyes. I grabbed my new Pixel phone and prepared to capture an incredible shot. I wish I had. The light was hitting my plants in an exceptional way. The … [Read more...] about Why Cleaning Wrecks Your Life
He puts boxes by the big chair in the living room. When he brings down the long foamy thing, I wish it was mine. I'm tired of the same old mat they got me at Ocean State Job Lot. Now he is outside fixing up his bike. Dad orders a new lock for the bike racks around campus. Bikes don't interest me … [Read more...] about The Night Before He Leaves For College