Her Hands

  “God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with.” ~Billy Graham~ Long, slender fingers Touched by the passing of ninety-eight years And the slight wrinkle of a Shar-Pei Daughter squeezes memories of her childhood Of wars, depressions and political elections Of marriage, babies and Catholic faith A fleshy grip that once held adult refreshment Now holds a warming cup of thickened brown The digits shake dinner’s fork and spoon And point toRead more

One More Day

It’s been a busy week. It’s been a long Thursday. But soon, my fellow ghouls, the fun will begin. One more day… and the mask goes on, the costume goes on, and special, sparkly, feathery shoes provide adornment to the feet.   Scary Halloween photos to follow, perhaps one of the scary snow that is forecast, or the wind blowing the skirt up around my ears. Wouldn’t THAT be frightening!?Read more