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
To sit, listening to sounds. The crickets. Summer noises. A fan whirring. Music from another room.Sitting with no agenda. To relax and unwind, doing nothing, not to work, or check Facebook, or email, or links to fake-uplifting sites.A break from videos of dancing babies, or babies left in hot cars, … [Read more...] about Sometimes It’s Good To Do Nothing