For When I’m Cold

Four letters.  One number.  That’s the date today.  June 1. Two more numbers.  60.  That’s the temperature outside. I pull on socks and a sweatshirt.  It’s 60, but clouds hang low, moisture rises high, and mud oozes under my feet.  It’s cold. And that’s when I have to be honest with myself.  I am cold … More For When I’m Cold

To Listen

First monday of summer vacation and she’s down the stairs at 6 and I find her wrapped up in the big chair playing her pet game on my phone.  She’s my sleep in girl, but with her first summer freedom she’s up and I can’t help but wonder why.  I smile and trace my fingers … More To Listen