A Faithful Leader

A Faithful Leader

About nine months after becoming a single mother, I attended my first swing dance. Imagine a room full of vintage-at heart people…newsboy hats, oxford shoes, pincurls and the prettiest dresses. All to the rock and sway of jazzy music. I fell in love with it that...
Loved and Not Forgotten

Loved and Not Forgotten

          On what had been a particularly horrible day, a faithful friend invited me over for a long walk through the woods to talk and to be bolstered. Afterwards, she invited me for dinner with her and her family. Together, she and I crowded into her kitchen and...
Learning How to Do This

Learning How to Do This

Lounging there, I checked the text on my phone. It was a response from a friend. I read her message, responded, then tossed the phone back to the end of the bed. Except clumsy me didn’t toss it as soft as I had meant to. It skipped right off of the edge of the...