The Sisterhood

The Sisterhood

One day Mom and Dad left the house to run some errands leaving my sister and I alone.  Denise had been sick for a few days and mom thought having our only television in her room temporarily would keep her occupied while being sequestered.  It was Saturday morning and...
ANGER

ANGER

When I was in junior high, seventh grade, one day I decided I was going to be an angry, mean person.  What possessed me to do this still eludes me today.  I think back about that morning when I stood in front of my bedroom mirror, my hands on my hips and I said to...
The Blessing

The Blessing

  I began watching a show that was made in Turkey.  When they started talking in Turkish, I thought to myself, “Great.  Subtitles.”  But after the first episode I was hooked.  In the series, the people are always giving blessings or asking to be blessed.  This pricked...
Weeds in My Life

Weeds in My Life

WEEDS!  I hate pulling weeds! My parents and I live at the same address where they have their side and I mine.  My mom manages the front yard and her side of the house while I’m supposed to take care of my side.  I do mow the lawn weekly while Mom manages the...
Quick to Listen and Slow to Speak

Quick to Listen and Slow to Speak

My black lab   is the best dog I have ever had. She has been with me for about twelve years.  My four-legged hound showed up at the house lost and scared one day, most likely someone had discarded her on the side of the road. My son and I named her Samantha but we...

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