Category: Random

Update

Dear Readers, It’s been too long, so long that the WordPress app offloaded from my phone. I’ve missed you! I’m on chapter six of writing my book, I ran a half marathon, and family and work life have continued briskly since you’ve last heard…

Rescue

Flashing blue lights Watery in my rear view mirror Rain pounds relentlessly Sirens scream past I pause I pray For whoever is in need For officers risking lives to respond For emergency personnel Who cannot unsee what lies ahead For nurses and doctors Who…

Veins

As I child, I noticed mom’s hands Worn from labors of farming and gardening I pushed in her blue veins And laughed as they filled again They looked so different than my smooth soft hands Now that I am Mom My hands too, are…

Minivan Mom

With apologies to minivan moms who would never find stale fries underneath seats and who are comfortable in designer clothes. I salute you! This post originated from a conversation with a best friend yesterday about the stigma of moms and minivans. Since I love…

Daybook – March 20

My friend does these occasionally on her own blog using the same list each time. I always enjoy reading them. Outside my window…rain, sleet, and turning to snow! Expecting about six inches of accumulation for our area tonight and tomorrow. I am learning…that worry…

Wind

By Regina Cyzick Harlow 3/1/2018 Caterwauling wind Scrapes branches Against my nerves Rattling my soul Leaving me in a constant state of angst Unsettled, unnerved, gloomy Perhaps a kite Or harnessed power experiment Might lift my spirit But instead I’m drinking coffee And sulking…

Creation of the Violin – Revisited

A while back during a writing class I was challenged to re-write a myth. Any myth. In any form. I must have read twenty or more myths before I came across the “Creation of the Violin,” on Wikipedia no less. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Creation_of_the_Violin But this was…

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