that time my son got married and i didn’t look a thing like me

So, my son married a California girl ūüôā and it was a very good day. ¬†The bride, the sunshine, the views, the air, the ceremony, the people were all the very best ūüôā ¬†But this post is not about them. This post is only about ME ūüôā and my looks. The day of the wedding…

After the Storm

the air was wet and heavy and it smelled really really good and the sun was burning up that air as it rose up … and the sky was blue to the left of me and dark grey to the right of me and while i drove i slowed down, rolled windows low and i:…

That Sky

I am not sure why it fascinates me so … but i do watch the sky as i drive … i think it is the trees. The architecture of them as they pose. ¬†I like the structure of the distinct species and then there are those open spaces in between the boughs. ¬†And those words:¬†branch,¬†bough,¬†limb,…

Those morning glories

Even on a grey or rainy day they fit. ¬†they bring glory to the morning and they really are done by midday, even when the sun is not there to burn them off. ¬† And William Longgood said it very well anyway, with or with those glories. ¬†“Morning is the best of all times in…

The New Pillow

I finished it. ¬†Hannah chose the blue buttons. Mom made the pillows from her duck and goose down. ¬†The pillows were made from scraps of ticking mom had leftover from other large projects so some pillows are 10X15 and others 12X12. ¬†Hannah has five of them and she cherishes each one. Now two of these…

This little old lady … is how this begins

She knew how to grin and how to enjoy her life. ¬†She smiled more than she frowned or cried put together and while she must have been young, when i was young, i only remember her old. ¬†Her smile, her hands and her eyes. ¬†Gentle, teasing, affectionate, brave and always there. ¬†Till she wasn’t anymore…