The ‘tail end’ is used often enough to explain the end of something; a concert, a speech, a football game, a movie. I’ve heard it and used it many times. However, I never applied it to me. The tail end of my life? I never really put me and my lifespan into the equation.
I read this poem in a book yesterday and it made me pause and reread it. After several readings I decided to post it and share it here. What is so compelling about this poem? Looking back, I can remember the gentle silences and the awareness that all was well. The feeling that life was… Read More
Sometimes, if we care to listen, we can learn so much from our children. This precious 6-year old, offers wise words to her mom about a pending divorce in the family. She’s “not trying to be mean, not trying to be a bully.” She’s trying to be …straight. She says, “My heart is something. Everyone… Read More
Last weekend I was with family — tons of family and it was a blast. Much of our time we discussed things we did or said in years past. Some memories made me laugh out loud as if I were standing there all over again. Some memories never made it to my memory bank. Some… Read More