A Bike Tale- from 2012

A Bike Tale- from 2012

2009 I first met my new bike in 2009. I was driving by a local bike store when her silver paint glitzing in the sun, caught my eye. I pulled in to have a closer look. It wasn’t that I didn’t fully appreciate my blue mountain bike. We’d been through a...
Esther the Scrabble Queen

Esther the Scrabble Queen

At 99 she was Scrabble QueenBeating the young and the oldAnd everyone in betweenWith tiara perched atop her headShe counted up her pointsThe game she always ledLorinda Boyer “My name is Esther,” her blue eyes focus on me, then past me. Ringlets of white hair...
First Day of Spring

First Day of Spring

As the sun settles down for the night marking the close of the first day of spring my aunt draws and exhales in a whisper, her last breath. I like to imagine the strong arms of a loving Spirit pulling my auntie Gayle’s tiny body into a protective embrace;...

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