Painting With Phil

One of the things I enjoy doing with Phil since we retired is painting.  During the summer, we set up an easel in the backyard and try to paint whatever tickles our fancy.  Art is our passion.  I guess it's because we met in Art class in high-school. Today, we are painting my rose bush.  …

Playmates/Clouds #writephoto

  “You’re in love with my grandson, aren’t you?” Mrs. Walker’s unexpected question startled Marlo and for several minutes, she was at a loss for words.  They were sitting in the drawing-room in front of a roaring fire.  The older woman had invited her to spend the afternoon with her.  She was rather fond of …

The Joys of Motherhood

Surreal is finding out that I was pregnant. Feeling a life grow inside me. Having a textbook pregnancy, thanks to God. The contractions that kept me from sleeping.   Surreal is when the moment I have been waiting for finally arrives.  And no amount of dreaming and anticipating could prepare me for that breathtaking moment …

Memories of Dad

She sat on the beach, watching the sun set over the sea.  This was her favorite spot.  She came here every Father's Day since her Dad died six years ago.   She missed him terribly. A heart attack had claimed his life and robbed her of the joy of having him give her away at her wedding. And …

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