Summer Sun Shower

Snapshots of summer days; rain falling crystalline from a cloudless sky. Children laugh and splash about in purple, polka-dot galoshes, singing songs only understood by the initiated.   The grown ups seek shelter; rolling up newspapers and rushing inside, with half hearted instructions for their kids to follow, knowing their orders will be ignored.   […]

A Hero is Born

Born to huddle, hushed, under warm blankets. Rain hammers and thunder drums. Flashlight beams slay monsters. Mom’s magic chocolate chip cookies inspire sufficient bravery for exploring paper dungeons and saving a beautiful princess. A hero is born. HG – 2016