Weary

Weary

Grace St. Catherine lives with predictability. She loves to pounce in the snow chasing snowballs. Ice cubes tend to be a desirable evening treat. Pawing a tennis ball under the TV table offers much hide and seek delight. Meals and snacks always begin with prayer. And,...
Tears

Tears

Tears accompany me throughout my days. I often wish for a different story where tears scarcely existed and instead, laughter and joy poured through my veins. The last three years have been the toughest of my life and many days continue to offer instances of salty...
Traction

Traction

Recently a storm blew into Denver dropping the temperature by several degrees and bringing sleet and snow. Nevertheless, in an effort to expend Grace’s boundless energy, I decided to take her for a walk. She and I had no idea of the treacherous journey awaiting us. I...
Trajectory

Trajectory

Welcome 2022! Flying objects abound in our home: tennis balls, stuffed animals with squeakers, ice cubes, and even toys that look like fish, reindeer, sheep, and birds. Grace, our energetic almost four-month old GSP, loves games like fetch. Gary and I hurl different...
Ponder

Ponder

I poured some olive oil in the pan as it rested on top of the red-hot burner. My son-in-law prepared the steaks and set them in the blazing pan to sear them. Unfortunately, this combination created puffs of smoke and hazy air. The fire alarm began a loud resound of...