The Giver

His gray whiskers adorn the fine lines of his handsome face. I look for him weekly, hoping that he’ll shop during my two-hour stretch. I’ve come to anticipate his smile, genuine kindness and the sheer joy he brings to a sometimes difficult place. He’s one of the givers in life. I’ve only known him for… Read More The Giver

Changing Colors

The evening chill silently crept in through the door. Although the sun still shone brightly on most days there was something magical happening all around me. Tired greens leaves would soon be replaced by stunning golds, oranges and reds. In an unsuspecting way, my favorite season had arrived in all her colorful splendor. The beauty… Read More Changing Colors

Let It Out

An elderly gentleman held the door as I gingerly balanced my son’s breakfast in one hand and my hot coffee in the other. We were both clad in full face masks but I could see his kind heart through this thoughtful gesture. It had been a hectic morning with the builders arriving just after dawn… Read More Let It Out

Play in the Rain

Watching the neighborhood kids play merrily in a mid-winter rain delighted my weary soul. Inclement weather does not seem to spoil their resilience or outdoor fun. Have you ever noticed that children seem to easily discover their daily purpose? Their imaginations lead them confidently in the right direction every time. Kids don’t waste a moment… Read More Play in the Rain