Tag Archives: humor

All is right with the world

It happened on the day when snowy crickets announced the temperature of rising sun. It really happened! Children. Ceased. All. Fighting. I sneaked through silent house sniffing the air for burning scraps of food. Listening in if they were watching … Continue reading

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Sides of Fathers

“You are just like your father!” My mother used to say (insert a dab of guilt soaked Oy Vey Eastern European coloration here). “You have this side your father has,” she would sigh in a colossal disappointment. And I would … Continue reading

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Some Days

I wanted to write about enormous untouchable glorious skies, and bluebell music echoing over mossy green canyon valleys, The crackling fires we built in the woods, my boy running through the river with the neighbor’s dog, and sloshing in warm … Continue reading

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On My Birthday

I wake up on my birthday With joker at my side, just messing with the numbers, But grateful to the mirror, which never lies: “Pretty as ever!” she shouts back as I look squinting close “And Happy Birthday!”, reads an … Continue reading

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