In Case of Emergency

I once saw a statue of a four-year old girl encased in glass untouched by loving hands, falling leaves, or friendly squirrels. Untouched by weather, she remained a perfect marble statue. Likewise, my loved ones live in glass display cases. Through computer screens, I see them. Through devices, I hear them. Through keyboard pads, weContinue reading “In Case of Emergency”

Proverbs of Friendship

Friendship is like a fortune that can never fully be spent. Friendship is like an hour in the sunshine.The warmth outside us becomes the warmth within us. Friendship is anticipated laughter.And it is remembered kindness. Aging friendship is like a tree you get to see grow tall and full, as it stretches its arms to the sky and theContinue reading “Proverbs of Friendship”

A Revelrous, Rebellious Run

While it was still dark, I awoke.I wasn’t ready, but I awoke.I slipped on my running shoes, grabbed my pack,with its water and sugary snacks,and streamed out the door. The dawn whispered as I arrived at the trailhead.My friend started his GPS as we took off, running.I wondered, could I do it?Uncertain, I pressed myContinue reading “A Revelrous, Rebellious Run”