Dear Mom

I keep your card by my bed. Twenty-sixth or twenty-seventh, I can’t remember. Though that isn’t what counts. What counts is the curvature of your penmanship-- the half-cursive swoops of “Love, Mom.” What counts is how I imagine your pen gliding through a happy birthday, and how you probably sang along as you wrote it … Continue reading Dear Mom

February Recap: A Rambling of Happenings

Another day, another dollar. Another month, another... few more dollars. February flew by in a gust of slushy snow storms intertwined with bursts of sunshiney afternoons. I had high hopes and low expectations. Frustration and excitement. It was fine, I guess. For the moment I'm still structuring these recaps around noteworthy events, but this time … Continue reading February Recap: A Rambling of Happenings