I had anticipated a New Year’s celebration with the sounds of rambunctious children, and the snoring of reclining adults. I wasn’t disappointed. There were board games, tobogganing, and smooching as the obsolete calendars were thrown into the trash. The only things missing were gas-station fireworks, and a cup of hot chocolate with [...]
We all long for the snow-globe version of winter, with rosy-cheeked kids sliding down toboggan hills and loved ones huddling in front of the fire, warm underneath Grandma’s homemade quilt. If only life were that easy.
Life is in full flight now. The Canada goose has joined the Winnebago Snowbird in the exodus south. [...]
They say that the cancer has spread. There are a lot of things I don’t know: how far it has reached, how long he has, how much pain he’s in. The only thing I do know is that my grandpa is dying.
In all honesty, he’s been playing tug-o-war with the black angel for quite [...]
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