El Ultimo Pollo

“Mami, ¿qué vamos a cenar? Levanté la vista de mi proyecto, miré el rostro curioso de quien hacía la pregunta y sonreí.  Una deliciosa sopa se cocinaba a fuego lento en la estufa para el almuerzo, pero esta hija ya estaba pensando en la siguiente comida.  Ella sabía que era propensa a involucrarme tanto en... Continue Reading →

The Little Things

A mother reaches into a basket with weary hands and counts out five small loaves of bread and then takes hold of two fish leftover from supper the previous night. She places them into a small bucket, hands the lunch to her son, and smiles as the bucket thumps her back when his small arms... Continue Reading →

Las Cosas Mundanas

Una madre mete la mano en una canasta y cuenta cinco panes pequeños y luego agarra dos peces que sobraron de la cena de la noche anterior.  Los coloca en una pequeña lonchera/fiambrera, le da el almuerzo a su hijo y sonríe mientras la lonchera le da un golpe en la espalda cuando sus pequeños brazos rodean su... Continue Reading →

When Dry Bones Dance

Can you imagine receiving an invitation to go on an afternoon drive to a valley - Filled with dry bones? Granted the option, I might look for an excuse to decline, but in doing so, I would miss the opportunity to see the day… Dry bones danced! While I have not witnessed such a sight,... Continue Reading →

The Cold Silence

A vast, white wasteland covers the landscape in front of me.  Desolate.  Barren.  Void of life.  In the distance, I hear a cold breath of wind snake through the stiff beams of frozen trees and watch as its tentacles, laced with snow, blow across the panorama held in winter’s icy grip.  I have only a... Continue Reading →

space to heal

It’s kind of crazy how quickly things can change, isn’t it?  One moment life is headed one direction, and the next a force strikes our lives, the ripples of which impact us - sometimes for years after the event has taken place. For me, it was a walk With another person that ended with a... Continue Reading →

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