America is not screwed

America is not screwed. America will survive a bumpy 4 years with whomever is elected because America is and always has been far more than…

The first day of School

She had traded shifts with the new girl for the school year so that she could be up early in the mornings and then home…

No one called me Mom today

My kids are on vacation with their dad. The divorce agreement says they need to go. One week straight.  Once a year.  Every year.  …

More Than a Breath

I was driving alone letting my mind wander. Fairfield to Milford on I-95. No traffic. Air conditioning on and the windows down too, just how…

I was never trouble

  As young as 4 years old I would be introduced to men often, usually along with my sisters, (one older and one younger) while…

I asked for you

I asked for you.   In silent wishes on the flickering flames of my birthday candles I asked for you. In my first waking thoughts…

My Wings Were Wet

My wings were wet I could not fly. Weighted down by tears from the sky. Caught in a storm I was unprepared to weather. Thinking,…