Critical Moment

It seems the squirrels

are feeling the heat so they

 lay down to rest and eat.

Disturbed by such a show of sloth,

crows protest, clamor and caw,

but woodpeckers simply call it a draw.



United We Stand

John Lewis – a man of

conscience, conviction, and courage.

May we carry his legacy forward and vote

to “redeem the soul of America”.


Opening Notes

Doing the same small tasks each morning can

help us chase the

blues in a




A Walk Postponed

For twelve years

we walked these country roads together

where I was known as Toby’s mom.

I say summer heat keeps me from walking now,

but even I am unconvinced.