Threshold

She stood outside the door watching Friends she'd walked away from People she loved and missed In a setting she'd once found grounding. They knew That her world had been rent asunder The pieces scattered, Sucked into the gravitational pull Of loss, grief, uncertainty. She was--adrift, needing what she thought they might offer. Yet she …

Lucy and Ethyl Go to Olive Garden

My youngest and I have had all sorts of zany adventures together. We've had enough that I have considered us the Lucy and Ethyl of modern era. Tonight is just one example. We decided to go to Olive Garden for supper. We took her little boy, a sweet four month old named Abel. He was …