Daddy’s Girl

A soft, yellow glow illuminated the stove in the kitchen at midnight, the only light in the house.  Tiny footsteps pattered down the hall and a pair of blue eyes peeked around the doorway.  Across the suburbs, other three-year-olds slept in their beds, but not I.  During maple syrup season, my father stayed up late … Continue reading Daddy’s Girl

Happy Snooze Year

Ah, New Year's Eve.  As a child, there's nothing more exciting than the thrill of staying awake for the turning of the year.  That's why analog clocks were you can watch each second tick away the hour from 11 pm to MIDNIGHT!! Milestone years are the most fun.  The year I anticipated as a … Continue reading Happy Snooze Year

All the World to Me

A picture is worth 1,000 words.  As a writer who does not have very good photography skills, I usually end up looking at photos I've taken and couldn't tell you in 1,000 words what I was trying to get a picture of. This photo of my grandfather and me, however, could very well be worth … Continue reading All the World to Me

A New Creation

An amazing thing happened today.   The fulfillment of a lifelong -- no wait, make that four-year old dream.  My book, the one I authored, has been published.  I opened up the link the publisher sent me and there it sat, ready to be added to a curious browser's shopping cart.   The most thrilling part to … Continue reading A New Creation