Every so often we have a day when our collective moods mirror each other’s and smiles flash with more frequency. I’m reminded today to look for, listen to, and TELL THEM more often that I see them. I notice more than the behaviors I too often correct. Today, sweet girl, I see you. I see […]
I planned to write each day. I drafted and crafted lines and rhymes, that remain unpublished. Why? Fatigue. Uncertainty. Events that upended, and continue to, the careful constructs of love, hope, peace, joy, and safety I had taken for granted. Then… I remember that sharing words of forgiveness, care, concern, thoughtfulness, joy, peace, and love […]
I watch through the pane and realize his concentration and focus his scraped knuckles and the acceptable redness left behind by the pavement as he adjusts his seating and his pocket knife for optimal whittling position. I realize my supervision is changing and becoming slightly less required.