air travel flying, author, compassion, humanity, reading, writing

The View From Above

Often in flight, I take a few photographs to capture the airborne moments and the sheer magnificence from above.  There is a certain peace, a zen like calm, bewitching, as I gaze between the layers of cloud and view the vanishing, chaotic world below.  Quietly and peacefully, we climb through endless puffy clouds, some thick with layers, dark […]

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memoir

It’s Never Too Late

I read the obituary of an acquaintance, gone too soon.  This man was an unsung hero in his community, a man who spent most of a lifetime saving and helping others. Invincible.  His legacy notes stated that he wanted most to be remembered as a good husband and father to his children.  How fortunate the […]

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author, compassion, family, father, forgiveness, grandmother, grief, heart, life lesson, love, positivity, reading, short story, writing

English Alice

The previous story began with “Grace” and her granddaughter “Lily” discussing the family ancestry.  We were introduced to the character of Grace, her parents, and grandmother, Alice.  Part One is filed under the heading, The Story.  Please note that this is a “draft.”  Enjoy!   English Alice Grace’s grandmother, Alice was a reserved woman, set […]

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memoir

Frozen Moments

Evergreens lightly dusted with frost. Branches silhouetted against a pale blue sky.   Chimney smoke.  Winter white clouds.  Raw, chill.  A warm oven.  Oatmeal muffins and black coffee. Silence.  Where are you?

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