The first weekend of August brought with it our 1st wedding anniversary. Yes, 365 (now 367) days ago we celebrated our nearing 9 years of love, commitment, and friendship surrounded by family and friends who made the adventure to Colorado and braved the rain. It is really hard to believe August 5, 2016 is already filed into memories dating back an entire year! I sound like my parents when I say “it feels like it was just yesterday” but truly it does. Last year brought buckets of rain while this year brought fields of sunflowers and infinite rays of sunshine,…
Tag: Short Stories
The brief life of a brilliant shelter dog and the harsh reality many shelter animals face today.
A Letter To My Mom
A Letter to my Mom: We may not be together today Just land and miles keep us away Boy, I miss you extra during the month of May The love I feel for you is more than I can say And I know raising me alone made your hairs turn grey So many rules and guidances I simply refused to obey But you still loved me unconditionally and made me corn soufflé You led by example you showed me the way You gifted me so much its a challenge to convey The love and gratitude I feel toward you grows immeasurably everyday…
The Kind of People You Meet While Walking Down the Street
The kind of people you meet while walking down the street is a series I’ll be hosting weekly on ordinary encounters with extraordinary people. These folks may be often or rather easily overlooked in todays bustling society, or perhaps always overlooked. They each graced me with their unique yet immeasurable magic and good-natured stories. Maureen We met Maureen while helping an elderly client with her garden. Maureen happened to be her neighbor and shared a deep love of plants and trees. Our client actually suggested we walk over to Maureen’s yard and visit her home which she described as ‘museum-like‘. We…
The Power of a Flower
This little poem was inspired by sunflower seeds we planted for a client who not only wanted sunflowers planted along their garden but were in need of one of life’s little miracles or blessings. This species of plant is not native to our environment and at almost 9,000 ft the likelihood of its growth was uncertain.